Florida Senate - 2018                                Committee       Amendment
SPB2500                                                 AHS              28

The Committee on Appropriations (Flores) recommended the following 

Section: 03              EXPLANATION:

On Page: 057             Adds proviso to require the Agency for Health 
                         Administration to incorporate child welfare targeted 
Spec App:  207           case management services into the specialty health 
                         care plan for Florida's dependent children.

NET IMPACT ON:            Total Funds       General Revenue          Trust Funds
    Recurring -                    0                     0                    0 
Non-Recurring -                    0                     0                    0 

                                               Positions & Amount   Positions & Amount
                                                     DELETE         INSERT

        Program: Health Care Services
        Medicaid Services To Individuals  68501400

        In Section 03  On Page 057
207     Special Categories  102673
        Prepaid Health Plans  IOEE

At the end of existing proviso language, following Specific 
Appropriation 207, INSERT:

The Agency for Health Care Administration shall incorporate Child 
Welfare Targeted Case Management, as defined in s. 409.906(24), Florida 
Statutes, into the specialty health care plan for Florida's dependent 
children. The agency shall work in collaboration with the Department of 
Children and Families and the Florida Coalition for Children to 
streamline the Child Welfare Targeted Case Management services and 
minimize the workload requirements for the child welfare case manager.  
This includes dual certification for case managers, minimal 
authorization processes, utilizing one month as a unit of service, 
minimizing the activities and documentation requirements, and other 
strategies to support the case manager.

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