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CS/SB 7044: Health Insurance Affordability Exchange

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Health Policy

Health Insurance Affordability Exchange; Creating the Florida Health Insurance Affordability Exchange Program or FHIX in the Agency for Health Care Administration; providing patient rights and responsibilities; providing for the development of a long-term reorganization plan and the formation of the FHIX Workgroup; limiting eligible persons in the Medically Needy program to those under the age of 21 and pregnant women, and specifying an effective date; providing an expiration date for the program, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
  2. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/5/2015 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Health Policy
• On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/10/15, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building -- Submitted as Committee Bill; YEAS 9 NAYS 0
3/11/2015 Senate • Filed
• Referred to Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 198
3/12/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 03/17/15, 2:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
3/17/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 227
• Introduced -SJ 198
3/19/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 227
3/20/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/25/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/25/2015 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 260
3/27/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/30/2015 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 260
3/31/2015 Senate • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 277
5/1/2015 Senate • Died on Calendar