Florida Senate - 2019 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 192 Ì419772AÎ419772 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: WD . 03/26/2019 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Appropriations (Gibson) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 30 and 31 4 insert: 5 Section 1. (1) By January 10, 2020, the Agency for Health 6 Care Administration, in consultation with the Department of 7 Children and Families, the Florida Hospital Association, the 8 Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida, the Florida Health Care 9 Association, and LeadingAge Florida, shall submit a report to 10 the Governor, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of 11 the House of Representatives regarding the impact of the waiver 12 of Medicaid retroactive eligibility on beneficiaries and 13 providers. The report must include, but not be limited to: 14 (a) The total unduplicated number of nonpregnant adults who 15 applied for Medicaid at a hospital site from February 1, 2019, 16 through December 6, 2019; and, of those applicants, the number 17 whose Medicaid applications were approved, the number whose 18 Medicaid applications were denied, and the reasons for denial 19 ranked by frequency. 20 (b) The total unduplicated number of nonpregnant adults who 21 applied for Medicaid at a nursing home site from February 1, 22 2019, through December 6, 2019; and, of those applicants, the 23 number whose Medicaid applications were approved, the number 24 whose Medicaid applications were denied, and the reasons for 25 denial ranked by frequency. 26 (c) The estimated impact of medical debt on people for whom 27 a Medicaid application was not submitted in the same month when 28 the individual became an inpatient of a hospital or a resident 29 of a nursing home. 30 (d) Recommendations to improve outreach and Medicaid 31 coverage for nonpregnant adults who would be eligible for 32 Medicaid if they applied before an event that requires hospital 33 or nursing home care. 34 (2) The Agency for Health Care Administration shall also 35 include, as part of the report required by this section, a copy 36 of the evaluation design and performance metrics submitted to 37 the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services relating 38 to the waiver of Medicaid retroactive eligibility, in conformity 39 with the Special Terms and Conditions of this state’s Section 40 1115 demonstration project, titled Managed Medical Assistance 41 (MMA) Program (Project No. 11-W-00206/4). 42 43 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 44 And the title is amended as follows: 45 Delete line 10 46 and insert: 47 before a specified date; requiring the agency, by a 48 certain date, in consultation with the Department of 49 Children and Families and certain other entities, to 50 submit a certain report to the Governor and the 51 Legislature; specifying information required to be in 52 the report; providing an effective date.