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SB 656: Florida Kidcare Program


Florida Kidcare Program; Provides that certain children under the age of 1 may participate in the Medikids program. Requires that children who are eligible for Kidcare be offered the opportunity to be made presumptively eligible. Provides that children who are eligible for a state-sponsored health benefit plan and the subsidized Kidcare program may enroll in the program. Authorizes Kidcare coverage for temporomandibular joint disease, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Health Regulation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/27/2011 Senate • Filed
2/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Health Regulation; Banking and Insurance; Budget -SJ 54
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 54
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Regulation