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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

HB 5009: State Employees' Group Insurance Program

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Magar

State Employees' Group Insurance Program; Requires procurements of certain contracts to be conducted simultaneously beginning in specified year; provides requirements for such contracts; requires HMOs to be negotiated on regional or statewide basis; authorizes international prescription services to be included in state group insurance program; requires department to offer international prescription services; requires DMS to use varying plan & network designs in prescription drug program; requires department to implement formulary management cost-saving measures; provides requirements for such measures; requires department to enter into contracts with benefits consulting companies; ch. 99-255, Laws of Florida; removes provision that prohibits department from implementing restricted prescription drug formulary or prior authorization program in prescription drug program.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1113 (Ch. 2019-100), SB 2500 (Ch. 2019-115)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/28/2019 House • Filed
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 528
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/03/19
• Introduced -HJ 528
4/3/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 558
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/4/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 570
• Passed; YEAS 111 NAYS 0 -HJ 570
• Immediately certified -HJ 575
4/4/2019 Senate • In Messages
4/5/2019 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations -SJ 335
4/9/2019 Senate • Received -SJ 335
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1113 (Ch. 2019-100), SB 2500 (Ch. 2019-115)