Florida Senate - 2020                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 404
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Senator Berman moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 284 and 285
    4  insert:
    5         Section 3. Section 390.027, Florida Statutes, is created to
    6  read:
    7         390.027 Preventing Unintended Pregnancies Pilot Program.—
    8         (1) The Department of Health shall establish the Preventing
    9  Unintended Pregnancies Pilot Program using long-acting
   10  reversible contraception (LARC) in Duval, Hillsborough, and Palm
   11  Beach Counties. The purpose of the pilot program is to prevent
   12  or reduce unintended pregnancies in the counties participating
   13  in the pilot program. The department shall contract for LARC
   14  services with eligible family planning providers to implement
   15  the pilot program in each of the three counties. Each contract
   16  must provide for all of the following:
   17         (a) The provision of LARC services, including the
   18  administration of implants, injections, and intrauterine devices
   19  to participants.
   20         (b) The training of provider staff regarding the provision
   21  of LARC services, counseling strategies, and the management of
   22  side effects.
   23         (c) Technical assistance to providers regarding issues such
   24  as coding, billing, pharmacy rules, and clinic management
   25  necessitated by the increased use of LARC services.
   26         (d) General support to providers to expand their service
   27  capacity.
   28         (e) Marketing and community outreach regarding the
   29  availability of LARC services and other currently available
   30  contraceptive services.
   31         (f) Other services that the department considers necessary
   32  to ensure the health and safety of women who receive LARC
   33  services.
   34         (2) The department shall apply for grants from federal
   35  agencies and other sources to supplement state funds provided
   36  for the pilot program.
   37         (3) By January 1, 2022, the department shall submit a
   38  report to the Governor, the President of the Senate, and the
   39  Speaker of the House of Representatives on the effectiveness of
   40  the pilot program. The department shall publish the report on
   41  its website. At a minimum, the report must include, but need not
   42  be limited to:
   43         (a) An assessment of the operation of the pilot program,
   44  including any progress made in reducing the number of unintended
   45  pregnancies and subsequent births, especially among teenagers.
   46         (b) An assessment of the effectiveness of the pilot program
   47  in increasing the availability of LARC services.
   48         (c) The number and location of family planning providers
   49  that participated in the pilot program.
   50         (d) The number of clients served by participating family
   51  planning providers.
   52         (e) The number of times LARC services were provided by
   53  participating family planning providers.
   54         (f) The average cost per client served.
   55         (g) The demographic characteristics of clients served.
   56         (h) The sources and amounts of funding used for the pilot
   57  program.
   58         (i) A description of federal grants the department applied
   59  for in order to provide LARC services, including the outcomes of
   60  the grant applications.
   61         (j) An analysis of the return on investment associated with
   62  the provision of LARC services with regard to tax dollars saved
   63  on health and social services.
   64         (k) A description and analysis of marketing and outreach
   65  activities conducted to promote the availability of LARC
   66  services.
   67         (l) Recommendations for improving the pilot program.
   68         Section 4. For the 2020-2021 fiscal year, the sum of
   69  $100,000 in nonrecurring funds is appropriated from the General
   70  Revenue Fund to the Department of Health for the purpose of
   71  implementing the Preventing Unintended Pregnancies Pilot
   72  Program. The department shall distribute the funds equally among
   73  the three counties participating in the pilot program. These
   74  funds may not be used to supplant or reduce any other
   75  appropriation of state funds to family planning providers or to
   76  the department for family planning services.
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   79  And the title is amended as follows:
   80         Delete line 18
   81  and insert:
   82         made by the act; creating s. 390.027, F.S.; requiring
   83         the Department of Health to establish the Preventing
   84         Unintended Pregnancies Pilot Program in specified
   85         counties; specifying the purpose of the pilot program;
   86         requiring the department to contract with family
   87         planning providers for the provision of certain
   88         contraceptive services; prescribing contract
   89         requirements; requiring the department to apply for
   90         federal grants for additional funding for the pilot
   91         program; requiring the department to submit a report
   92         to the Governor and the Legislature by a specified
   93         date; prescribing minimum requirements for the report;
   94         providing an appropriation; specifying conditions for
   95         the use of the appropriation; amending s. 27.511,
   96         F.S.; conforming