Amendment CaShTmL-895182.HTM
                                                  SENATE AMENDMENT
    Bill No. CS for CS for CS for SB 708
    Amendment No. ___   Barcode 895182
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11  Senator Bullard moved the following amendment:
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13         Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 
14         On page 52, between lines 19 and 20,
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17         Section 47.  Pilot program; Monroe County.--
18         (1)  The Legislature has determined that insurers and
19  managed care organizations are unable to provide adequate or
20  affordable health insurance coverage in rural counties and
21  other isolated areas of the state. It is therefore necessary
22  to explore alternatives for making affordable health insurance
23  coverage available in rural counties and other similar areas
24  of the state.
25         (2)  An entity in Monroe County, established pursuant
26  to section 381.0406, Florida Statutes, may, through a
27  nonprofit corporation, establish a self-insurance plan
28  approved by the Office of Insurance Regulation in accordance
29  with section 112.08 (2)(b), Florida Statutes, to insure
30  residents of a rural county or similar area if the residents
31  are unable to obtain adequate or affordable health insurance
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SENATE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for CS for CS for SB 708 Amendment No. ___ Barcode 895182 1 coverage. Premiums charged by the self-insurance plan for 2 participating residents or employers shall be actuarially 3 sound. In reviewing such a self-insurance plan, the office 4 shall consult with the Department of Health to confirm that 5 the program is consistent with the purpose and scope of 6 chapter 381, Florida Statutes. 7 (3) The entity in Monroe County which establishes this 8 program shall, in addition to the reporting requirements set 9 forth in section 112.08(2)(b), Florida Statutes, prepare an 10 evaluation of the pilot program, including recommendations for 11 the future of the program, and submit the report to the 12 Governor, the President of the Senate, the Speaker of the 13 House of Representatives, the Department of Health, and the 14 office no later than January 1, 2006. 15 16 (Redesignate subsequent sections.) 17 18 19 ================ T I T L E A M E N D M E N T =============== 20 And the title is amended as follows: 21 On page 5, line 20, after the semicolon, 22 23 insert: 24 authorizing a pilot program to be established 25 by a rural health network in Monroe County; 26 providing for approval by the Office of 27 Insurance Regulation of the Financial Services 28 Commission; requiring a report by a specified 29 date; 30 31 2 4:49 PM 04/21/04 s0708c3c-39e0a

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