Florida Senate - 2022                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1010
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Health Policy (Gibson) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 30 - 74
    4  and insert:
    5  chapter 458 or 459 or an autonomous advanced practice registered
    6  nurse registered under s. 464.0123.
    7         (c)“Uterine fibroid” means a noncancerous growth of the
    8  uterus that often appears during a woman’s childbearing years.
   10         (a)The department shall develop and maintain an electronic
   11  database consisting of information related to uterine fibroids.
   12  The purpose of the database is to encourage research relating to
   13  the diagnosis and treatment of uterine fibroids and to ensure
   14  that women are provided with the relevant information and health
   15  care necessary to prevent and treat uterine fibroids. The
   16  database must include, but need not be limited to, all of the
   17  following information:
   18         1.Incidence and prevalence of women diagnosed with uterine
   19  fibroids in this state.
   20         2.Demographic attributes of women diagnosed with uterine
   21  fibroids in this state.
   22         3.Treatments and procedures for uterine fibroids used by
   23  health care providers in this state.
   24         (b)A health care provider who diagnoses or treats a woman
   25  with uterine fibroids shall submit information relating to such
   26  diagnosis or treatment to the department in a form and manner
   27  prescribed by department rule for inclusion in the database.
   28  Such information may be submitted along with any reports or
   29  other information that the health care provider is required to
   30  submit to the department pursuant to state law.
   31         (c)The database may not include any personal identifying
   32  information of women diagnosed with or treated for uterine
   33  fibroids. Such information is confidential and may be used only
   34  by employees or agents of the department for the purpose of
   35  conducting uterine fibroid research.
   37  AWARENESS.—The department shall develop and include information
   38  related to fibroids in literature on women’s health care and
   39  other related health care which is currently made available to
   40  the public to increase public awareness of uterine fibroids. The
   41  information must include, but need not be limited to, the
   42  following:
   43         (a)Possible risk factors for developing uterine fibroids.
   44         (b)Range of available treatment options that are
   45  considered alternatives to hysterectomy.
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   48  And the title is amended as follows:
   49         Delete lines 15 - 18
   50  and insert:
   51         purpose; requiring the department to develop and
   52         include information related to fibroids in certain
   53         literature currently made available to the public for
   54         a specified purpose;