GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL                          Committee       Amendment
SB2000                                                  BHA              7

Senator(s) Negron moved the following amendment:

Section:                 EXPLANATION:

On Page: 000             Adds proviso directing the Agency for Health Care 
                         Administration to develop a cost reimbursement 
Spec App:  174           methodology for utilizing certified public 
                         expenditures as a funding mechanism for the Medicaid 
                         program and to submit a report to the Governor and 
                         the Legislature.

NET IMPACT ON:            Total Funds       General Revenue          Trust Funds
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Non-Recurring -                    0                     0                    0 

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        In Section     On Page 000
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At the end of existing proviso language, following Specific 
Appropriation 174, INSERT:

From the funds in Specific Appropriation 174, the Agency for Health Care 
Administration, pursuant to Paragraph 69 of the Special Terms and 
Conditions for the Florida Medicaid Reform Section 1115 Demonstration 
waiver, as approved by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid 
Services on December 15, 2011, shall develop a cost reimbursement 
methodology to utilize certified public expenditures as a funding 
mechanism for the Medicaid program, including a detailed explanation of 
the process by which the state would identify those costs eligible under 
the Medicaid program for purposes of certifying the public expenditures. 
The methodology must adhere to all requirements of state law and federal 
regulations or waiver authority. The agency, through a competitive 
procurement under chapter 287, Florida Statutes, may engage a consultant 
to develop the methodology. The agency shall submit a report containing 
the methodology and the policy implications of implementing the 
methodology no later than January 31, 2013, to the Governor, the 
President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of 

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