Florida Senate - 2017                                    SB 1380
       By Senator Artiles
       40-00325-17                                           20171380__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to the state group insurance program;
    3         amending s. 110.123, F.S.; requiring the Division of
    4         State Group Insurance of the Department of Management
    5         Services to establish a state employee health and
    6         wellness clinic pilot program; requiring the division
    7         to select a vendor to establish and manage the
    8         clinics; specifying services to be provided by the
    9         clinics; providing that the vendor does not have to
   10         file certain claims; providing locations and minimum
   11         hours of operation for the clinics; specifying
   12         contract requirements; requiring the department to
   13         submit an annual report to the Governor and the
   14         Legislature regarding the vendor’s performance;
   15         providing an effective date.
   17  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   19         Section 1. Subsection (14) is added to section 110.123,
   20  Florida Statutes, to read:
   21         110.123 State group insurance program.—
   23  PROGRAM.—
   24         (a) The Division of State Group Insurance shall establish a
   25  state employee health and wellness clinic pilot program.
   26         (b) The division shall select and contract with a vendor,
   27  procured by competitive solicitation in accordance with chapter
   28  287, to establish and manage two health and wellness clinics.
   29  The clinics must provide members of the state group health
   30  insurance program access to the following services:
   31         1. Primary care services, including walk-in, consultative,
   32  and urgent care services.
   33         2. The dispensing of prescription medicines.
   34         3. Wellness services, including online tools and services,
   35  health risk assessments and recommendations, health and wellness
   36  information mailings, health fairs, wellness screenings, and
   37  onsite education.
   38         4. Occupational health services, including return-to-work
   39  planning, new hire and emergent drug screening, and injury care.
   40         5. Administration of vaccines, including immunizations
   41  against the influenza virus.
   42         6. Access to and management of electronic medical records.
   43         (c) At least one program clinic must provide laboratory
   44  services and may offer prenatal support services for pregnant
   45  employees and digital radiology services.
   46         (d) The vendor is not required to file insurance claims,
   47  including medical, health, and workers’ compensation claims, for
   48  any service provided by the clinics.
   49         (e) The pilot program must begin no later than January 1,
   50  2018. The clinics shall be located at the Capital Circle Office
   51  Complex in Leon County and at a location in Miami-Dade County.
   52  The clinics must be open at least 40 hours per week. The
   53  location of the clinics must be on state-owned property provided
   54  at no cost to the vendor.
   55         (f) The term of the contract with the program vendor may
   56  not exceed 5 years. The contract must specify the financial
   57  consequences that the division must apply if the vendor fails to
   58  achieve a positive return on the division’s investment in the
   59  program after the program is in effect for 2 years.
   60         (g) By February 1, 2018, and, thereafter, by each February
   61  1 that the pilot program is in operation, the department shall
   62  submit a report to the Governor, the President of the Senate,
   63  and the Speaker of the House of Representatives which evaluates
   64  the extent to which the vendor has:
   65         1. Implemented comprehensive health and wellness services
   66  for state employees.
   67         2. Leveraged group purchasing power to provide
   68  comprehensive health and wellness services.
   69         3. Distributed health and wellness information and
   70  education materials.
   71         4. Maintained consistent standards for quality of care.
   72         5. Achieved cost savings as a result of state employees’
   73  use of clinic services.
   74         6. Achieved and guaranteed state employees’ engagement and
   75  satisfaction.
   76         Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.