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CS/CS/HB 885: Coverage for Biomarker Testing

GENERAL BILL by Health & Human Services Committee ; Select Committee on Health Innovation ; Gonzalez Pittman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Anderson ; Bartleman ; Basabe ; Benjamin ; Berfield ; Cross ; Gossett-Seidman ; López, J. ; Lopez, V. ; Mooney ; Salzman ; Trabulsy ; Williams

Coverage for Biomarker Testing; Requires DMS to provide coverage of biomarker testing for specified purposes for state employees' state group health insurance plan policies; authorizes AHCA to pay for biomarker testing under Medicaid program for specified purposes, subject to specific appropriations; requires managed care plans under contract with agency in Medicaid program to provide coverage for biomarker testing for Medicaid recipients in certain manner; specifies circumstances under which such coverage may be provided; requires clear, convenient, & readily accessible process for authorization requests for biomarker testing.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 6/19/2024 - Chapter No. 2024-249
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Fiscal Policy (FP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/13/2023 House • Filed
    12/27/2023 House • Referred to Select Committee on Health Innovation
    • Referred to Appropriations Committee
    • Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
    • Now in Select Committee on Health Innovation
    1/9/2024 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
    1/18/2024 House • Added to Select Committee on Health Innovation agenda
    1/22/2024 House • Favorable with CS by Select Committee on Health Innovation
    1/23/2024 House • Reported out of Select Committee on Health Innovation
    1/24/2024 House • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
    • CS Filed
    1/25/2024 House • 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
    • Referred to Appropriations Committee
    • Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
    • Now in Appropriations Committee
    2/6/2024 House • Added to Appropriations Committee agenda
    2/8/2024 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee
    • Reported out of Appropriations Committee
    • Now in Health & Human Services Committee
    2/20/2024 House • Added to Health & Human Services Committee agenda
    2/22/2024 House • Favorable with CS by Health & Human Services Committee
    2/23/2024 House • Reported out of Health & Human Services Committee
    • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
    • CS Filed
    2/26/2024 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
    • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (2/29/2024)
    • 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
    2/29/2024 House • Read 2nd time
    • Amendment 718117 adopted
    • Added to Third Reading Calendar
    • Read 3rd time
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 114, NAYS 0
    2/29/2024 Senate • In Messages
    • Referred to Fiscal Policy
    • Received
    3/5/2024 Senate • Withdrawn from Fiscal Policy -SJ 697
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • Substituted for CS/CS/SB 964 -SJ 697
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 697
    • Read 3rd time -SJ 697
    • CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 697
    3/5/2024 House • In Messages
    • Ordered enrolled
    6/17/2024 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    6/18/2024 • Approved by Governor
    6/19/2024 • Chapter No. 2024-249

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  • CS/CS/HB 885, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/5/2024 at 5:35 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 964 (c2) Coverage for Biomarker Testing Calatayud Similar Last Action: 3/5/2024 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 885 -SJ 697

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    110.12303 State group insurance program; additional benefits; price transparency program; reporting. Page 2 (pdf)
    409.906 Optional Medicaid services. Page 4 (pdf)
    409.9745 Page 8 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 885, Engrossed 1 Posted 2/29/2024 at 11:31 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 964 (c2) Coverage for Biomarker Testing Calatayud Similar Last Action: 3/5/2024 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 885 -SJ 697

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/5/2024 4:03 PM Senate 39 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    110.12303 State group insurance program; additional benefits; price transparency program; reporting. Page 2 (pdf)
    409.906 Optional Medicaid services. Page 4 (pdf)
    409.9745 Page 8 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 885, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 2/23/2024 at 2:03 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 964 (c2) Coverage for Biomarker Testing Calatayud Similar Last Action: 3/5/2024 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 885 -SJ 697

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    718117 - Amendment
    Remove lines 93-189 and insert:
    Gonzalez Pittman 2/27/2024
    12:13 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/29/2024
    PDF

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    2/29/2024 10:23 AM House 114 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    110.12303 State group insurance program; additional benefits; price transparency program; reporting. Page 2 (pdf)
    409.906 Optional Medicaid services. Page 4 (pdf)
    409.9745 Page 8 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 885, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/24/2024 at 5:50 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/8/2024 (pdf)
    Health & Human Services Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/23/2024 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 964 (c2) Coverage for Biomarker Testing Calatayud Similar Last Action: 3/5/2024 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 885 -SJ 697

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    857719 - Amendment
    Remove line 190 and insert:
    Gonzalez Pittman 2/21/2024
    7:37 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/22/2024
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    110.12303 State group insurance program; additional benefits; price transparency program; reporting. Page 2 (pdf)
    409.906 Optional Medicaid services. Page 4 (pdf)
    409.9745 Page 8 (pdf)

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  • HB 885, Original Filed Version Posted 12/13/2023 at 5:24 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Select Committee on Health Innovation (Post-Meeting) 3/27/2024 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 964 Coverage of Biomarker Testing Calatayud Compare Last Action: 3/5/2024 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 885 -SJ 697

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    878157 - Amendment
    Remove lines 131-328 and insert:
    Gonzalez Pittman 1/19/2024
    6:12 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    1/22/2024
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    409.906 Optional Medicaid services. Page 2 (pdf)
    409.9745 Page 5 (pdf)
    627.64183 Page 6 (pdf)
    627.66133 Page 8 (pdf)
    641.31093 Page 11 (pdf)

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