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The Florida Statutes

The 2001 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
Public Health
Chapter 391
Children's Medical Services
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Section 391.025, Florida Statutes 2001

1391.025  Applicability and scope.--

(1)  This act applies to health services provided to eligible individuals who are:

(a)  Enrolled in the Medicaid program;

(b)  Enrolled in the Florida Kidcare program; and

(c)  Uninsured or underinsured, provided that they meet the financial eligibility requirements established in this act, and to the extent that resources are appropriated for their care.

(2)  The Children's Medical Services program consists of the following components:

(a)  The infant metabolic screening program established in s. 383.14.

(b)  The regional perinatal intensive care centers program established in ss. 383.15-383.21.

(c)  A federal or state program authorized by the Legislature.

(d)  The developmental evaluation and intervention program.

(e)  The Children's Medical Services network.

(3)  The Children's Medical Services program shall not be deemed an insurer and is not subject to the licensing requirements of the Florida Insurance Code or the rules of the Department of Insurance, when providing services to children who receive Medicaid benefits, other Medicaid-eligible children with special health care needs, and children participating in the Florida Kidcare program.

History.--s. 5, ch. 98-288; s. 10, ch. 2000-253.

1Note.--Section 11, ch. 2000-253, provides that "[t]he provisions of this act which would require changes to contracts in existence as of June 30, 2000, between the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation and contracted providers of such corporation shall be applied to such contracts upon renewal of the contracts, but not later than July 1, 2002."

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