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    Florida Senate - 2005                        SENATOR AMENDMENT
    Bill No. CS for SB 720
                        Barcode 192384
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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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16  insert:  
17         Section 4.  School-Based Health-Care Task Force.--
18         (1)  The School-Based Health-Care Task Force is
19  established within the Department of Education for the purpose
20  of facilitating and encouraging development of comprehensive
21  primary-health centers in public elementary, middle, and high
22  schools to provide preventive health services, acute
23  primary-health-care services, chronic-disease treatment and
24  management services, case management, counseling, and
25  appropriate referral of specialty health-care services. After
26  submitting its final report on or before December 31, 2005,
27  the task force is dissolved.
28         (2)  The task force shall consist of 15 members:
29         (a)  Two Senators appointed by the President of the
30  Senate, one of whom shall be designated to chair the task
31  force;
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Florida Senate - 2005 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 720 Barcode 192384 1 (b) A Senator appointed by the Minority Leader of the 2 Senate; 3 (c) A member of the House of Representatives appointed 4 by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; 5 (d) A member of the House of Representatives appointed 6 by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives; 7 (e) The Secretary of Health, or his or her designee; 8 (f) The Secretary of Health Care Administration, or 9 his or her designee; 10 (g) The Commissioner of Education, or his or her 11 designee; 12 (h) A school board member or designee from a district 13 currently representing school-based health centers, appointed 14 by The Florida School Boards Association, Inc.; 15 (i) A community-based member appointed by the Florida 16 Coalition of School Based Health Care or its designee; 17 (j) A representative of an academic institution, 18 hospital, or a hospital associated with a school-based health 19 center; 20 (k) A person appointed by the Florida Association of 21 Health Maintenance Organizations; 22 (l) A person appointed by the Florida Association of 23 Community Health Centers, Inc.; 24 (m) A person appointed by the Florida Rural Health 25 Association; and 26 (n) A representative of health insurance companies 27 appointed by the Chief Financial Officer. 28 (2) The task force shall meet at the call of the 29 chair. The first meeting of the task force shall be held in 30 Tallahassee no later than July 15, 2005. 31 (3) The task force shall: 2 4:59 PM 04/26/05 s0720c1c-39-c8n
Florida Senate - 2005 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 720 Barcode 192384 1 (a) Identify and examine existing programs, services, 2 laws, and rules regarding the availability and coverage of 3 health-care services for public-school students. 4 (b) Receive and consider reports and testimony from 5 individuals, educators, county health departments, 6 community-based organizations, and other public and private 7 organizations. 8 (c) Develop a comprehensive School-Based Health-Care 9 Plan and present its final report and recommendations to the 10 Governor, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the 11 House of Representatives by December 31, 2005. The 12 School-Based Health-Care Plan shall address: 13 1. Providing school-based health center services as a 14 means of extending access to care for medically underserved 15 children across the state; 16 2. Providing a role for school-based health centers as 17 a safety-net provider within the state; 18 3. Inclusion of the school-based-health-center model 19 in statewide health-planning activities and mandatory federal 20 health plans, including the state's Title V long-term 21 strategic plan, as appropriate; 22 4. The relationship of school-based health centers to 23 integrated-services initiatives, including 24 prevention/wellness; chronic-disease management; and mental 25 health; 26 5. The relationship of school-based health centers to 27 insurance and other reimbursement mechanisms, including 28 Medicaid and the Florida Kidcare program; 29 6. The feasibility of establishing standards of care 30 and procedures for statewide certification of school-based 31 health centers; and 3 4:59 PM 04/26/05 s0720c1c-39-c8n
Florida Senate - 2005 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 720 Barcode 192384 1 7. Development of long-term funding strategies to 2 ensure adequate financial support for school-based health 3 centers. 4 (4) Members of the task force serve without 5 compensation, and the cost of members' participation shall be 6 borne by their appointing organization. Any member who is a 7 public employee is entitled to reimbursement for per diem and 8 travel expenses by the appointing department in accordance 9 with section 112.061, Florida Statutes. 10 (5) The Department of Education shall provide 11 logistical and staff support for the task force. 12 13 14 ================ T I T L E A M E N D M E N T =============== 15 And the title is amended as follows: 16 On page 1, line 18, after the semicolon, 17 18 insert: 19 creating the School-Based Health-Care Task 20 Force; providing for appointment of members; 21 providing responsibilities; requiring a report 22 to the Governor and the Legislature by a 23 specified date; providing for staffing; 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 4 4:59 PM 04/26/05 s0720c1c-39-c8n
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