Florida Senate - 2019 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for SB 7078
Senate . House
Floor: WD/2R .
04/26/2019 11:44 AM .
Senator Bean moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (424690) (with title
4 Between lines 584 and 585
6 Section 10. Paragraph (r) and present paragraph (u) of
7 subsection (2) of section 409.815, Florida Statutes, are amended
8 to read:
9 409.815 Health benefits coverage; limitations.—
10 (2) BENCHMARK BENEFITS.—In order for health benefits
11 coverage to qualify for premium assistance payments for an
12 eligible child under ss. 409.810-409.821, the health benefits
13 coverage, except for coverage under Medicaid and Medikids, must
14 include the following minimum benefits, as medically necessary.
(r) Lifetime maximum. —Health benefits coverage obtained
16 under ss. 409.810-409.820 shall pay an enrollee’s covered
17 expenses at a lifetime maximum of $1 million per covered child.
18 (t) (u) Enhancements to minimum requirements.—
19 1. This section sets the minimum benefits that must be
20 included in any health benefits coverage, other than Medicaid or
21 Medikids coverage, offered under ss. 409.810-409.821. Health
22 benefits coverage may include additional benefits not included
23 under this subsection, but may not include benefits excluded
24 under paragraph (r) (s).
25 2. Health benefits coverage may extend any limitations
26 beyond the minimum benefits described in this section.
28 Except for the Children’s Medical Services Network, the
29 agency may not increase the premium assistance payment for
30 either additional benefits provided beyond the minimum benefits
31 described in this section or the imposition of less restrictive
32 service limitations.
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35 And the title is amended as follows:
36 Delete line 823
37 and insert:
38 “clinic” to exclude certain entities; amending s.
39 409.815, F.S.; removing the lifetime maximum cap on
40 covered expenses for a child who is enrolled in the
41 Florida Kidcare program; conforming a cross-reference;
42 creating s.