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CS/SB 1084: Health Care Protocols

GENERAL BILL by Banking and Insurance ; Gaetz

Health Care Protocols; Citing this act as the "Right Medicine Right Time Act"; requiring a managed care plan, an insurer, and a health maintenance organization to establish a process by which a prescribing physician may request an override of certain restrictions in certain circumstances; providing the circumstances under which an override must be granted; defining the term “fail-first protocol”; prohibiting a health maintenance organization from requiring that a health care provider use a clinical decision support system or a laboratory benefits management program in certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2017
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Health Policy (HP)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/9/2015 Senate • Filed
1/5/2016 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Health Policy; Appropriations -SJ 82
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 82
1/14/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 01/19/16, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
1/19/2016 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 222
1/20/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Health Policy -SJ 222
• CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 229
1/27/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 02/01/16, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/1/2016 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 290
2/2/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 290
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Appropriations