Florida Senate - 2020 SB 1650 By Senator Simmons 9-01414-20 20201650__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to Medicaid provider agreements for 3 charter and private schools; amending s. 409.9072, 4 F.S.; revising qualification requirements for health 5 care practitioners engaged by charter and private 6 schools to provide Medicaid school-based services; 7 providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Subsection (5) of section 409.9072, Florida 12 Statutes, is amended to read: 13 409.9072 Medicaid provider agreements for charter schools 14 and private schools.— 15 (5) For reimbursements to private schools and charter 16 schools under this section, the agency shall apply the 17 reimbursement schedule developed under s. 409.9071(5). Health 18 care practitioners engaged by a school to provide services under 19 this section must
be enrolled as Medicaid providers andmeet the 20 qualifications specified under 42 C.F.R. s. 440.110, as 21 applicable, or meet provider qualifications as set forth in the 22 Florida Medicaid Certified School Match Program Coverage and 23 Limitations Handbook. Each school’s continued participation in 24 providing Medicaid services under this section is contingent 25 upon the school providing to the agency an annual accounting of 26 how the Medicaid reimbursements are used. 27 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.