March 08, 2021
Print This PagePrint This Page

Bill #:
Chamber: View Search Tips
Search Term:
Year: View Search Tips
Search Term:
Select Year:
The Florida Statutes

The 2009 Florida Statutes

Chapter 627
View Entire Chapter
Section 627.6416, Florida Statutes 2009

627.6416  Coverage for child health supervision services.--

(1)  All health insurance policies providing coverage on an expense-incurred basis which provide coverage for a member of a family of the insured or subscriber must, as to such family member's coverage, also provide that the health insurance benefits applicable for children include coverage for child health supervision services from the moment of birth to age 16 years. Such services must be exempt from any deductible provisions that are in force in such policies or contracts.

(2)  As used in this section, the term "child health supervision services" means physician-delivered or physician-supervised services that include, at a minimum, services delivered at the intervals and scope stated in this section.

(a)  Child health supervision services must include periodic visits which shall include a history, a physical examination, a developmental assessment and anticipatory guidance, and appropriate immunizations and laboratory tests. Such services and periodic visits shall be provided in accordance with prevailing medical standards consistent with the Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

(b)  Minimum benefits may be limited to one visit payable to one provider for all of the services provided at each visit cited in this section.

(3)  This section does not apply to disability income, specified disease, Medicare supplement, or hospital indemnity policies.

History.--ss. 2, 6, ch. 86-122; s. 1, ch. 88-329; s. 114, ch. 92-318; s. 1, ch. 97-166.

Site Map
Session:   Bills ·   Calendars ·   Bound Journals ·   Citator ·   Search ·   Appropriations ·   Redistricting ·   Bill Information Reports
Committee Publications
Historical Information
Statutes:   Introduction ·   View Statutes ·   Search Statutes
Disclaimer: The information on this system is unverified. The journals or printed bills of the respective chambers should be consulted for official purposes.    Copyright © 2000-2021 State of Florida.     Privacy Statement     Contact Us     Get Acrobat Reader