Florida Senate - 2023 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 612 Ì558772GÎ558772 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Health Policy (Yarborough) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. This act may be cited as the “Emily Adkins 6 Prevention Act.” 7 Section 2. Section 408.0621, Florida Statutes, is created 8 to read: 9 408.0621 Blood clot and pulmonary embolism policy 10 workgroup.— 11 (1) The Secretary of Health Care Administration, in 12 conjunction with the State Surgeon General, shall establish a 13 blood clot and pulmonary embolism policy workgroup. 14 (2) The workgroup shall: 15 (a) Identify the aggregate number of people who experience 16 blood clots and pulmonary embolisms each year in this state. 17 (b) Identify how data is collected regarding blood clots, 18 pulmonary embolisms, and adverse health outcomes associated with 19 these conditions. 20 (c) Identify how blood clots and pulmonary embolisms impact 21 the lives of people in this state. 22 (d) Identify the standards of care for blood clot 23 surveillance, detection, and treatment. 24 (e) Identify emerging treatments, therapies, and research 25 relating to blood clots. 26 (f) Develop a risk surveillance system to help health care 27 providers identify patients who may be at a higher risk of 28 forming blood clots and pulmonary embolisms. 29 (g) Develop policy recommendations to help improve patient 30 awareness of blood clot risks. 31 (h) Develop policy recommendations to help improve 32 surveillance and detection of patients who may be at a higher 33 risk of forming blood clots in licensed health care facilities, 34 including, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, 35 residential treatment facilities, and ambulatory surgical 36 centers. 37 (i) Develop policy recommendations relating to guidelines 38 used that affect the standard of care for patients at risk of 39 forming blood clots. 40 (j) Develop policy recommendations relating to providing 41 patients and their families with written notice of increased 42 risks of forming blood clots. 43 (3)(a) The workgroup shall be composed of health care 44 providers, patients who have experienced blood clots, family 45 members of patients who have died from blood clots, advocates, 46 and other interested parties and associations. 47 (b) The President of the Senate and the Speaker of the 48 House of Representatives shall each appoint two members to the 49 workgroup. 50 (c) Members of the workgroup shall serve without 51 compensation. 52 (d) The State Surgeon General shall appoint the chair of 53 the workgroup. 54 (e) The chair is authorized to create subcommittees to help 55 with research, scheduling speakers on important subjects, and 56 drafting a workgroup report and policy recommendations. 57 (f) Meetings of the workgroup may be held through 58 teleconference or other electronic means. 59 (4)(a) The Secretary of Health Care Administration shall 60 submit an annual report detailing his or her findings and 61 recommendations to the Governor, the President of the Senate, 62 and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. 63 (b) The Secretary of Health Care Administration shall 64 submit a final report detailing his or her findings and 65 recommendations to the Governor, the President of the Senate, 66 and the Speaker of the House of Representatives by January 4, 67 2025. 68 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2023. 69 70 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 71 And the title is amended as follows: 72 Delete everything before the enacting clause 73 and insert: 74 A bill to be entitled 75 An act relating to the blood clot and pulmonary 76 embolism policy workgroup; providing a short title; 77 creating s. 408.0621, F.S.; requiring the Secretary of 78 Health Care Administration, in conjunction with the 79 State Surgeon General, to establish a blood clot and 80 pulmonary embolism policy workgroup; providing for the 81 duties, membership, and meetings of the workgroup; 82 requiring the secretary to submit annual reports to 83 the Governor and the Legislature; requiring the 84 secretary to submit a final report to the Governor and 85 the Legislature by a specified date; providing an 86 effective date.