Florida Senate - 2017 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 2514 Ì2990723Î299072 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . Floor: WD/2R . 04/12/2017 06:41 PM . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Braynon moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 1245 and 1246 4 insert: 5 Section 23. No later than August 1, 2017, the Agency for 6 Health Care Administration shall seek federal approval through a 7 Medicaid waiver or a state plan amendment, as necessary, to 8 extend Medicaid eligibility to the adult group described in 42 9 U.S.C. s. 1396a(10)(A)(i)(VIII), and to enroll these individuals 10 in the statewide Medicaid managed medical assistance program, 11 pursuant to part IV of chapter 409, Florida Statutes, with 12 enrollment to begin on January 1, 2018. Individuals who become 13 eligible for Medicaid under this section have the same rights 14 and responsibilities as other Medicaid enrollees in the 15 statewide Medicaid managed medical assistance program. 16 17 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 18 And the title is amended as follows: 19 Delete line 165 20 and insert: 21 purpose; requiring the agency to seek federal approval 22 through a Medicaid waiver or a state plan amendment, 23 as necessary, to extend Medicaid eligibility to a 24 certain group by a certain date; providing an 25 enrollment date; clarifying that specific individuals 26 who become eligible for Medicaid have the same rights 27 and responsibilities as other enrollees in the 28 statewide program; providing effective dates.