Florida Senate - 2016                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/CS/HB 7087, 1st Eng.
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                Floor: 2/AD/RM         .         Floor: SENAT/C         
             03/10/2016 04:57 PM       .      03/11/2016 10:58 AM       

       Senator Garcia moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to House Amendment (533707) to Senate
    2  Amendment (with title amendment)
    4         Between lines 102 and 103
    5  insert:
    6         Section 2. Notwithstanding the amendment made to s.
    7  409.975(6), Florida Statutes, by HB 5101, 1st Eng., 2016 Regular
    8  Session, subsection (6) of s. 409.975, Florida Statutes, is
    9  reenacted to read:
   10         409.975 Managed care plan accountability.—In addition to
   11  the requirements of s. 409.967, plans and providers
   12  participating in the managed medical assistance program shall
   13  comply with the requirements of this section.
   14         (6) PROVIDER PAYMENT.—Managed care plans and hospitals
   15  shall negotiate mutually acceptable rates, methods, and terms of
   16  payment. For rates, methods, and terms of payment negotiated
   17  after the contract between the agency and the plan is executed,
   18  plans shall pay hospitals, at a minimum, the rate the agency
   19  would have paid on the first day of the contract between the
   20  provider and the plan. Such payments to hospitals may not exceed
   21  120 percent of the rate the agency would have paid on the first
   22  day of the contract between the provider and the plan, unless
   23  specifically approved by the agency. Payment rates may be
   24  updated periodically.
   25         Section 3. It is the intent of the Legislature that the
   26  reenactment of s. 409.975(6), Florida Statutes, made by this act
   27  shall control over the amendment to that subsection made by HB
   28  5101, 1st Eng., 2016 Regular Session, regardless of the order in
   29  which the reenactment and the amendment are enacted.
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   32  And the title is amended as follows:
   33         Delete lines 108 - 121
   34  and insert:
   35         An act relating to health care; requiring the Agency
   36         for Health Care Administration, the Department of
   37         Health, and the Office of Insurance Regulation to
   38         collect certain information; creating the Telehealth
   39         Advisory Council within the agency for specified
   40         purposes; specifying council membership; providing for
   41         council membership requirements; requiring the council
   42         to review certain findings and make recommendations in
   43         a report to the Governor and the Legislature by a
   44         specified date; requiring the agency to report such
   45         information to the Governor and Legislature by a
   46         specified date; providing certain enforcement
   47         authority to each agency; providing for expiration of
   48         the reporting requirement; reenacting s. 409.975(6),
   49         F.S., relating to provider payment of managed medical
   50         assistance program participants; providing legislative
   51         intent regarding the effect of other legislation;
   52         providing an effective