CS/HB 467

A bill to be entitled
2An act relating to entities contracting with the Medicaid
3Program; amending s. 636.0145, F.S.; exempting certain
4entities providing services solely to Medicaid recipients
5under a Medicaid contract from being subject to the
6premium tax imposed on premiums, contributions, and
7assessments received by prepaid limited health service
8organizations; providing for prospective operation;
9specifying that the act does not provide a basis for
10assessment of taxes not paid, or for determining a right
11to a refund of taxes paid, prior to the effective date of
12the act; providing an effective date.
14Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
16     Section 1.  Section 636.0145, Florida Statutes, is amended
17to read:
18     636.0145  Certain entities contracting with Medicaid.-
19Notwithstanding the requirements of s. 409.912(4)(b), an entity
20that is providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient mental
21health care services to certain Medicaid recipients in
22Hillsborough, Highlands, Hardee, Manatee, and Polk Counties
23through a capitated, prepaid arrangement pursuant to the federal
24waiver provided for in s. 409.905(5) must become licensed under
25chapter 636 by December 31, 1998. Any entity licensed under this
26chapter which provides services solely to Medicaid recipients
27under a contract with Medicaid is shall be exempt from ss.
28636.017, 636.018, 636.022, 636.028, and 636.034, and 636.066(1).
29     Section 2.  The provisions of this act shall operate
30prospectively. The prospective operation of this act does not
31provide a basis for an assessment of taxes not paid, or for
32determining any right to a refund of taxes paid, prior to the
33effective date of the act.
34     Section 3.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2011.

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