Florida Senate - 2017 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SPB 2514 Ì587490<Î587490 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: FAV . 04/06/2017 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Appropriations (Grimsley) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 1213 and 1214 4 insert: 5 Section 22. Subject to federal approval of the application 6 to be a site for the Program of All-inclusive Care for the 7 Elderly (PACE), the Agency for Health Care Administration shall 8 contract with an organization located in Miami-Dade County that 9 owns and operates primary care medical centers in South Florida. 10 The organization shall leverage its existing community-based 11 care providers to provide PACE services to frail elders who 12 reside in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties. The 13 organization is exempt from the requirements of chapter 641, 14 Florida Statutes. The agency, in consultation with the 15 Department of Elderly Affairs and subject to an appropriation of 16 funds by the Legislature, shall approve up to 300 initial 17 enrollees in the PACE site established by the organization for 18 frail elders who reside in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach 19 Counties. The agency may seek any necessary waiver or state plan 20 amendments to implement this section. 21 22 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 23 And the title is amended as follows: 24 Delete lines 153 - 154 25 and insert: 26 enrollees in PACE at the new site, subject to certain 27 conditions; requiring the agency to contract with an 28 organization that meets certain criteria to offer 29 specified services to frail elders who reside in 30 certain counties, subject to federal approval; 31 exempting the organization from ch. 641, F.S., 32 relating to health care service programs; requiring 33 the agency, in consultation with the department, to 34 approve a certain number of initial enrollees in PACE 35 at the new site, subject to certain conditions; 36 providing that the agency may seek any necessary 37 waiver or state plan amendments to serve a certain 38 purpose; providing effective dates.