Florida Senate - 2018                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 622
       
       
       
       
       
       
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       The Committee on Rules (Flores) recommended the following:
       
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
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    3         Between lines 3786 and 3787
    4  insert:
    5         Section 128. 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 additional nonprofit organization to serve
    9  individuals and families in Miami-Dade County. The nonprofit
   10  organization must have a history of primarily serving the
   11  Hispanic population by providing primary care services,
   12  nutrition, meals, and adult day care to the senior population.
   13  The nonprofit organization shall leverage existing community
   14  based care providers and health care organizations to provide
   15  PACE services to the frail elderly who reside in Miami-Dade
   16  County. The organization is exempt from the requirements of
   17  chapter 641, Florida Statutes. Subject to the appropriation of
   18  funds by the Legislature, the agency, in consultation with the
   19  Department of Elderly Affairs, shall approve up to 250 initial
   20  enrollees in the PACE established by this organization to serve
   21  the frail elderly who reside in Miami-Dade County.
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   24  And the title is amended as follows:
   25         Delete line 303
   26  and insert:
   27         provisions to changes made by the act; requiring the
   28         agency to contract with a nonprofit organization in
   29         Miami-Dade County, which must meet certain
   30         requirements, to be a site for the Program for All
   31         inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), subject to
   32         federal approval of the application to become a site;
   33         requiring the nonprofit organization to provide PACE
   34         services to the frail elderly in Miami-Dade County;
   35         exempting the organization from chapter 641, F.S.,
   36         relating to health care service programs; requiring
   37         the agency, in consultation with the Department of
   38         Elderly Affairs, to approve up to a certain number of
   39         initial enrollees in PACE at the new site, subject to
   40         an appropriation; providing an