Florida Senate - 2011 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 490 Barcode 857792 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 04/13/2011 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations (Thrasher) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 167 - 178 4 and insert: 5 6 (5) Absent a written agreement between the third-party 7 provider and the governmental body, the remuneration made 8 pursuant to subsection (4) must be paid by the governmental body 9 at a rate not to exceed the following: 10 (a) For emergency services and care resulting in a 11 discharge from the emergency room, and unrelated to an 12 admission, provided by a hospital licensed under chapter 395, 75 13 percent of the hospital’s billed charges; 14 (b) For hospital inpatient services, 110 percent of the 15 Medicare Part A prospective payment applicable to the specific 16 hospital providing the inpatient services; 17 (c) For all other outpatient services, 110 percent of the 18 Medicare Part A Ambulatory Payment Classification or Part B for 19 the specific provider of the outpatient services; and 20 (d) For hospitals reporting a negative operating margin for 21 the previous year to the Agency for Health Care Administration 22 through hospital-audited financial data, the payments in 23 paragraphs (b) and (c) shall be 125 percent of the applicable 24 Medicare prospective payment.