Florida Senate - 2013 SB 1244 By Senator Soto 14-01277-13 20131244__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to county contributions to the 3 Medicaid program; creating a study group to evaluate 4 the percentage of funds that counties are required to 5 contribute to the Medicaid program; requiring that the 6 study group provide recommendations to the Governor 7 and Legislature; providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. County contributions to the Medicaid program.— 12 (1) The Department of Children and Families shall convene a 13 study group to evaluate the percentage of funds that counties 14 are required to provide to the Medicaid program for certain 15 items of care and service under s. 409.915, Florida Statutes. 16 (2) The study group shall provide an assessment of each 17 county’s distribution of funds to Medicaid recipients and submit 18 recommendations to the Governor, the President of the Senate, 19 and the Speaker of the House of Representatives by July 1, 2014. 20 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013.