Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. PCS (188616) for SB 916
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  04/27/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Appropriations (Braynon) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 153 - 165
    4  and insert:
    5  term care services. The agency shall apply for and implement
    6  state plan amendments or waivers of applicable federal laws and
    7  regulations necessary to implement the program. Before seeking a
    8  new waiver or an amendment to an existing waiver, the agency
    9  shall provide public notice and the opportunity for public
   10  comment and include public feedback in the waiver or waiver
   11  amendment application. The agency shall hold one public meeting
   12  in each of the regions described in s. 409.966(2), and the time
   13  period for public comment for each region shall end no sooner
   14  than 30 days after the completion of the public meeting in that
   15  region. The agency shall obtain the approval of the Legislature
   16  before submitting or implementing submit any state plan
   17  amendments, new waiver requests, or requests for extensions or
   18  expansions for existing waivers, needed to implement the managed
   19  care program by August 1, 2011.
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   22  And the title is amended as follows:
   23         Delete lines 6 - 17
   24  and insert:
   25         409.964, F.S.; requiring the Agency for Health Care
   26         Administration to provide public notice and an
   27         opportunity for public comment before seeking new
   28         waivers or amendments to existing waivers; requiring
   29         the agency to obtain legislative approval before
   30         submitting or implementing state plan amendments or
   31         requesting certain waivers or extensions or expansions
   32         for existing waivers; deleting obsolete language;
   33         amending s. 409.966, F.S.; requiring that a required
   34         databook consist of data that is consistent with
   35         actuarial rate-setting practices and standards;
   36         requiring that the source of such data include the 24
   37         most recent months of validated data from the Medicaid
   38         Encounter Data System; deleting provisions relating to
   39         a report and report requirements; revising the
   40         designation and county makeup of regions of the state
   41         for purposes of procuring health plans that may
   42         participate in the Medicaid program; adding a factor
   43         that the agency must