FL H0021 | 2015 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Failed on June 19 2015 - 100% progression
Action: 2015-06-19 - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Revises applicability of certain definitions regarding state group insurance program; defines term "plan year"; authorizes program to include additional benefits; authorizes employee to use certain portion of state's contribution to purchase additional & supplemental benefits; provides for program to offer health plans in specified benefit coverage levels; provides for DMS to develop plan for implementation of benefit levels; provides reporting requirements; authorizes additional benefits to be included in program; provides that DMS shall contract with at least one entity that provides comprehensive pricing & inclusive services for surgery & other medical procedures; provides contract & reporting requirements; provides for DMS to establish 3-year price transparency pilot project in certain areas of state; provides project & reporting requirements; directs DMS to contract with independent benefits consultant; provides requirements for & duties of consultant; provides reporting requirement; directs DMS to provide premium alternatives to Governor & Legislature by specified date; provides criteria for calculating premium alternatives; establishes premiums for participants for specified plans & coverage periods; provides appropriation & authorizes positions; provides for construction.

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State Group Insurance Program


Roll Calls

2015-06-12 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#420 (Y: 71 N: 28 NV: 21 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2015-06-19SenateDied in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
2015-06-15SenateNow in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
2015-06-15SenateReferences corrected to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations
2015-06-15SenateOriginal reference(s)- removed: Health Policy
2015-06-12SenateReferred to Health Policy; Appropriations
2015-06-12SenateIn Messages
2015-06-12HousePassed; YEAS 71 NAYS 28
2015-06-12HouseRead 3rd time
2015-06-11HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2015-06-11HouseRead 2nd time
2015-06-10HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 06/11/15
2015-06-10HousePlaced on Calendar
2015-06-10HouseFavorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 5
2015-06-09HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 06/10/15, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2015-06-01HouseReferred to Health and Human Services Committee

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
110123Amended CodeSee Bill Text
11012303Amended CodeSee Bill Text
11012304Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Bill Comments