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HB 5301: Health Care Services

GENERAL BILL by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee ; Hudson

Health Care Services; Revises legislative intent relating to funding for regional perinatal intensive care centers; deletes prohibition preventing children who are eligible for coverage under state health benefit plan from being eligible for services provided through subsidized program; creates, subject to appropriation, Internet-based system for eligibility determination for Medicaid & CHIP; requires DCFS to develop system contingent upon appropriation; limits number of paid hospital emergency department visits for nonpregnant Medicaid recipients 21 years of age or older; authorizes AHCA to submit budget amendment to request approval of adjustments to hospital rates in cases of insufficient collection of intergovernmental transfers; deletes references to Adult Day Health Care Waiver in provisions relating to Medicaid eligibility & duties & responsibilities of DOEA.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/30/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-33, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2012-118)
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/24/2012 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 256
1/26/2012 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 297
1/30/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/01/12, 11:00 am, Webster Hall
2/1/2012 House • Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 7 -HJ 457
2/2/2012 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 457
2/6/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/08/12
2/8/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 532
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/9/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 556
• Passed; YEAS 79 NAYS 39 -HJ 557
• Requests that the Senate pass the bill as passed by the House or agree to conference -HJ 566
2/14/2012 Senate • In Messages
2/21/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 548
• Referred to Budget -SJ 548
2/23/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 616
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 616
• Substituted for SB 1988 -SJ 617
• Read 2nd time -SJ 617
• Amendment(s) adopted (588096, 872092)
• Read 3rd time -SJ 629
• Passed as amended; YEAS 31 NAYS 5 -SJ 629
• The Senate having refused to pass the bill as passed by the House, acceded to the request for a conference -SJ 630
• Immediately certified -SJ 629
2/23/2012 House • In returning messages
2/28/2012 House • Conference Committee appointed: Representatives Hudson (Chair), Baxley, Bileca, Corcoran, Cruz, Davis, Diaz, Pafford, Schwartz, Wood, Young -HJ 899
2/28/2012 Senate • Conference Committee appointed: Budget Conference Committee on Budget/Appropriations: Alexander (Chair), Negron (Vice Chair), Bennett (At Large), Gaetz (At Large), Gardiner (At Large), Joyner (At Large), Rich (At Large), Thrasher (At Large); Budget Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Bogdanoff (Chair), Evers, Smith, Storms; Budget Conference Committee on Education Pre-K - 12/PreK-12: Simmons (Chair), Detert, Gardiner, Montford, Ring; Budget Conference Committee on Finance and Tax: Norman (Chair), Alexander, Gaetz, Siplin; Budget Conference Committee on General Government/Government Operations: Hays (Chair), Braynon, Bullard, Diaz de la Portilla, Dockery, Jones, Thrasher; Budget Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Negron (Chair), Fasano, Flores, Garcia, Oelrich, Rich, Richter, Sobel; Budget Conference Committee on Higher Education/Higher Education: Lynn (Chair), Altman, Sachs, Siplin, Wise; Budget Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Transportation and Economic Development: Benacquisto (Chair), Bennett, Dean, Gibson, Latvala, Margolis -SJ 704
3/9/2012 House • Conference Committee Report considered -HJ 1399
• Conference Committee Report adopted (484569) -HJ 1407
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 73 NAYS 36 -HJ 1407
3/9/2012 Senate • In returning messages
• Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1416
• Conference Committee Report adopted (484569) -SJ 1416
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 23 NAYS 17 -SJ 1424
3/9/2012 House • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1717
3/14/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
3/29/2012 • Approved by Governor
3/30/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-33, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2012-118)