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Amendment CaShTmL-135378.HTM
    Florida Senate - 2005                        SENATOR AMENDMENT
    Bill No. CS for SB 720
                        Barcode 135378
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11  Senator Bullard moved the following amendment:
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13         Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 
14         On page 6, between lines 25 and 26,
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17         Section 4.  (1)  The Agency for Health Care
18  Administration, in consultation with the Office of Insurance
19  Regulation, shall conduct a study evaluating the medical
20  necessity, efficacy, and costs associated with mandating
21  health insurers and health maintenance organizations to
22  provide coverage for cranial skull molding orthotics and other
23  therapies used in the treatment of deformational or positional
24  plagiocephaly. The agency and office shall evaluate whether or
25  not gaps in coverage currently exist in the small and large
26  group insurance markets for medically necessary care and
27  treatment of plagiocephaly. The agency shall provide
28  information concerning the types of benefits, including the
29  cost of such benefits, provided to Medicaid recipients for the
30  treatment of plagiocephaly, and the demographic
31  characteristics of such Medicaid recipients. The Department of
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Florida Senate - 2005 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 720 Barcode 135378 1 Health shall coordinate with the agency to provide such 2 information concerning coverage and costs provided to children 3 having plagiocephaly who are enrolled in the Children's 4 Medical Services Program. 5 (2) The agency, in consultation with the office, may 6 contract with an actuary who is a member of the American 7 Academy of Actuaries and other persons who have an extensive 8 background in health insurance for the purpose of assisting 9 the agency in evaluating the medically necessity, efficacy, 10 and costs of such coverage. The agency shall report its 11 findings and recommendations related to mandating insurance 12 coverage for the treatment of plagiocephaly to the President 13 of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives 14 no later than January 1, 2006. 15 Section 5. For the 2005-2006 fiscal year, the sum of 16 $25,000 is appropriated in nonrecurring funds from the 17 Insurance Regulatory Trust Fund to the Office of Insurance 18 Regulation for the purpose of funding the study conducted by 19 the Agency for Health Care Administration as provided in 20 section 4. 21 22 (Redesignate subsequent sections.) 23 24 25 ================ T I T L E A M E N D M E N T =============== 26 And the title is amended as follows: 27 On page 1, line 18, following the semicolon 28 29 insert: 30 requiring that the Agency for Health Care 31 Administration, in consultation with the Office 2 4:33 PM 04/26/05 s0720c1c-39-t01
Florida Senate - 2005 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 720 Barcode 135378 1 of Insurance Regulation, conduct a study 2 concerning the medical necessity, costs, and 3 efficacy of mandating coverage for certain 4 treatments and therapies relating to congenital 5 craniofacial anomalies; providing an 6 appropriation; requiring that the agency report 7 its findings and recommendations to the 8 Legislature; 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 3 4:33 PM 04/26/05 s0720c1c-39-t01
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