GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL                          Committee       Amendment
SB2500                                                  AHS              7

Senator(s) Flores moved the following amendment:

Section: 03              EXPLANATION:

On Page: 051             Authorizes the agency to seek federal approval to 
                         reinstate the Upper Payment Limit (UPL) Program.
Spec App:  198

NET IMPACT ON:            Total Funds       General Revenue          Trust Funds
    Recurring -                    0                     0                    0 
Non-Recurring -                    0                     0                    0 

                                               Positions & Amount   Positions & Amount
                                                     DELETE         INSERT

        Program: Health Care Services
        Medicaid Services To Individuals  68501400

        In Section 03  On Page 051
198     Special Categories  101582
        Hospital Inpatient Services  IOEE

Following Specific Appropriation 198, INSERT:

The Agency for Health Care Administration is authorized to seek federal 
approval to reinstitute an upper payment limit program specific to the 
remaining fee-for-service portion of the Medicaid program. The program 
would be limited to fee-for-service payments for hospital inpatient and 
outpatient services. Once federal approval is granted, the agency is 
authorized to submit budget amendments requesting the authority for this 
funding and the release of funds pursuant to the provisions of chapter 
216, Florida Statutes. Any release of the funds shall include a plan for 
how the funds will be dispersed for this intended purpose.

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