Florida Senate - 2015 SB 808 By Senator Joyner 19-00506-15 2015808__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to reducing racial and ethnic health 3 disparities; requiring the Office of Program Policy 4 Analysis and Government Accountability to conduct a 5 study and provide recommendations relating to Medicaid 6 provider networks by a specified date; requiring a 7 report to the Governor and the Legislature; providing 8 for expiration; providing an effective date. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 12 Section 1. The Office of Program Policy Analysis and 13 Government Accountability shall conduct a study of obstacles to 14 achieving an adequate health care provider network for Medicaid 15 recipients. The office shall consult with the Agency for Health 16 Care Administration and the Department of Health to develop and 17 recommend strategies to reduce racial and ethnic health 18 disparities in this state. The office shall submit its findings 19 and recommendations to the Governor, the President of the 20 Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives by 21 January 1, 2016. This section expires June 30, 2016. 22 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.