Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. HB 7007
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: FAV            .                                
                  04/24/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability
       (Baxley) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 469 - 511
    4  and insert:
    5         (b)On or before April 1 of each year, the department shall
    6  report to the Governor, the President of the Senate, and the
    7  Speaker of the House of Representatives on the participation
    8  level and cost-savings to both the enrollee and the state
    9  resulting from the contract or contracts described in this
   10  subsection.
   11         (3)The department shall contract with an entity that
   12  provides enrollees with online information on the cost and
   13  quality of health care services and providers, allows an
   14  enrollee to shop for health care services and providers, and
   15  rewards the enrollee by sharing savings generated by the
   16  enrollee’s choice of services or providers. The contract shall
   17  require the entity to:
   18         (a)Establish an Internet-based, consumer-friendly platform
   19  that educates and informs enrollees about the price and quality
   20  of health care services and providers, including the average
   21  amount paid in each county for health care services and
   22  providers. The average amounts paid for such services and
   23  providers may be expressed for service bundles, which include
   24  all products and services associated with a particular treatment
   25  or episode of care, or for separate and distinct products and
   26  services.
   27         (b)Allow enrollees to shop for health care services and
   28  providers using the price and quality information provided on
   29  the Internet-based platform.
   30         (c)Permit a certified bargaining agent of state employees
   31  to provide educational materials and counseling to enrollees
   32  regarding the Internet-based platform.
   33         (d)Identify the savings realized to the enrollee and state
   34  if the enrollee chooses high-quality, lower-cost health care
   35  services or providers, and facilitate a shared savings payment
   36  to the enrollee. The amount of shared savings shall be
   37  determined by a methodology approved by the department and shall
   38  maximize value-based purchasing by enrollees. The amount payable
   39  to the enrollee may be:
   40         1.Credited to the enrollee’s flexible spending account;
   41         2.Credited to the enrollee’s health savings account;
   42         3.Credited to the enrollee’s health reimbursement account;
   43  or
   44         4.Paid as additional health plan reimbursements not
   45  exceeding the amount of the enrollee’s out-of-pocket medical
   46  expenses.
   47         (e)On or before April 1 of each year, the