Bills Pending Florida Senate Health Policy Committee

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FLH0487EngrossEliminates certain requirements for residential treatment centers that provide services to commercially sexually exploited children.
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2018-02-22
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FLS0524IntroRequiring a pharmacist testing for and treating the influenza virus and streptococcal infections to maintain patient records using certain standards and for a specified time; requiring a pharmacist seeking to test for and treat the influenza virus an...
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2018-02-01
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FLS1492IntroRevising duties and responsibilities of the Agency for Health Care Administration relating to issuance of licenses to health care facilities and health service providers; revising health-care-related projects subject to agency review for a certificat...
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2018-01-17
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FLS1572IntroUrging Congress to pass the "Ensuring Access to Air Ambulance Services Act of 2017," as articulated in H.R. 3378 and S. 2121, etc.
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2018-01-17
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FLS1372IntroProhibiting a pharmacist or practitioner from dispensing specified opioids unless the prescription bottle or container has applied to it a warning sticker approved by the Department of Health which meets certain requirements; requiring pharmacies to ...
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2018-01-17
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FLS1468IntroCreating the Office of Alcohol and Drug Control Policy within the Executive Office of the Governor; requiring the Agency for Health Care Administration, in consultation with the Department of Children and Families, to seek federal approval for waiver...
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2018-01-17
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FLS1890IntroProhibiting a physician from knowingly performing a dismemberment abortion; providing an exception; prohibiting a woman upon whom a dismemberment abortion is performed from being prosecuted for a conspiracy to violate specified provisions, etc.
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2018-01-17
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FLS1706IntroProviding equivalent education requirements for licensure by examination; deleting certain education requirements for licensure or certification by endorsement, etc.
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2018-01-17
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FLS1446IntroCiting this act as the "Emergency Power Systems Matching Grant Program"; requiring the Department of Health to establish and administer the Emergency Power Systems Matching Grant Program to provide state matching funds to certain public and private h...
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2018-01-17
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FLS1762IntroRequiring a school health services plan to provide for the training of secondary school health nurses to help them identify and respond appropriately to students who are victims of rape, etc.
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2018-01-17
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FLS1760IntroProviding an exemption from public records requirements for the personal identifying information of any member of the Healthy Florida program created under SB 1872 which is held by certain entities; providing for future legislative review and repeal ...
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2018-01-17
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FLS1560IntroRepealing provisions relating to board-certified specialists, etc.
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2018-01-17
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FLS1444IntroProviding that the Florida Building Code must require public and private health care facilities to have an operational emergency power source, etc.
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2018-01-17
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FLS1428IntroRequiring written notice of relocation or termination of residency from an assisted living facility to be provided to a resident or the resident's legal representative; requiring the facility to send a copy of a notice of relocation or termination to...
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2018-01-17
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FLS1404IntroRequiring cancer clinical trial programs to inform prospective patient subjects of the specified reimbursements for ancillary costs and travel expenses which may be available to them and their caregivers if they participate in a cancer clinical trial...
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2018-01-17
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FLS1648IntroRevising the educational requirements that must be satisfied by applicants before examination by the Department of Health; requiring the department to issue a license by endorsement to practice chiropractic medicine to applicants who meet certain req...
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2018-01-17
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FLS1558IntroCiting this act as the "Women's Cancer Prevention Act"; revising child immunization requirements to include a vaccine for human papillomavirus, etc.
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2018-01-17
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FLS1630IntroProviding notification requirements for electric utilities relating to the certification process for obtaining medically essential electric utility service and service disconnection; requiring certain health care practitioners to inform certain patie...
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2018-01-17
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FLS1498IntroAuthorizing Medicaid to reimburse for dental services provided in a mobile dental unit that is owned by, operated by, or contracted with a health access setting or another similar program; requiring the chair of the Board of Dentistry to appoint a Co...
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2018-01-17
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FLS1596IntroRevising the division of an award of punitive damages between a claimant and the Quality of Long-Term Care Facility Improvement Trust Fund; authorizing the trust fund to expend certain funds on a grant program administered by the Agency for Health Ca...
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2018-01-17
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FLS1796IntroAuthorizing a paramedic or an emergency medical technician to provide alternative treatment options to certain patients in a nonemergency setting; revising requirements for rules adopted by the Department of Health governing minimum standards for amb...
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2018-01-17
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FLS1764IntroCreating the Healthy Florida Trust Fund in the State Treasury to be administered by the Healthy Florida Board created under SB 1872; providing that moneys in the fund must be continuously appropriated without regard to fiscal year; providing for futu...
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2018-01-17
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FLS1458IntroRequiring the Agency for Health Care Administration to develop surveys to assess patient-safety culture in certain health care facilities; requiring the submission of patient-safety culture survey data as a condition of licensure, etc.
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2018-01-17
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FLS1724IntroExpanding the definition of the term "harm" to include the infliction of certain mental injury on a child; revising a provision relating to mandatory reporting requirements for child abuse, abandonment, or neglect to include child psychological abuse...
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2018-01-17
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FLS1250IntroRequiring the Department of Health to issue a noncertified copy of an original birth certificate to certain adoptees under certain conditions; authorizing the department to charge a fee for issuing such noncertified copy, etc.
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2018-01-11
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FLS1320IntroAuthorizing the pilot program established by the University of Miami and its affiliates to serve Palm Beach County in addition to Miami-Dade County; requiring certain quarterly reports to be submitted to the Department of Health in Palm Beach County ...
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2018-01-11
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FLS1336IntroRevising definitions of the terms "edibles," "low-THC cannabis," "marijuana," and "marijuana delivery device" to include items that are dispensed by a medical marijuana retail facility; prohibiting qualified physicians and caregivers from being emplo...
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2018-01-11
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FLS1260IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission to ensure that public utilities effectively prioritize the restoration of services to certain health care facilities in the event of emergencies; authorizing the Quality of Long-Term Care Facility Improvement T...
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2018-01-11
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FLS1352IntroRequiring the Department of Health to establish a long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) pilot program in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties; requiring the department to contract with family planning providers to implement the pilot pr...
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2018-01-11
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FLS1362IntroAuthorizing local governmental authorities to establish a registration program for home caregivers under certain conditions, etc.
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2018-01-11
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FLS0202IntroRevising the criteria for involuntary admission for behavioral health services due to substance abuse; revising duties of a law enforcement officer with respect to transporting a person for involuntary admission to a hospital or licensed detoxificati...
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2018-01-09
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FLS0546IntroCiting this act as the "HIV Prevention Justice Act"; providing an exception to allow the donation of blood, plasma, organs, skin, or other human tissue by certain persons when deemed medically appropriate by a licensed physician; expanding the scope ...
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2018-01-09
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FLS0986IntroAuthorizing a qualified patient to designate more than one caregiver to assist with the qualified patient's medical use of marijuana if the qualified patient is a student whose parent has requested that a county-designated caregiver assist the studen...
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2018-01-09
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FLS0708IntroAuthorizing a physician assistant to sign, certify, stamp, verify, or endorse a document that requires the signature, certification, stamp, verification, or endorsement of a physician; authorizing an advanced registered nurse practitioner to sign, ce...
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2018-01-09
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FLS0556IntroCreating the "Emergency Medical Air Transportation Act"; directing the Department of Health to establish the Emergency Medical Air Transportation Act Account within the Emergency Medical Services Trust Fund; providing conditions for the department to...
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2018-01-09
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FLS1176IntroRemoving the requirement that a hospice physician, nurse, or social worker obtain the permission of a family member or a caregiver of the deceased patient to assist in the disposal of an unused controlled substance prescribed to the patient, etc.
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2018-01-09
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FLS0726IntroRedefining terms to authorize the production, processing, transportation, sale, possession, and administration of marijuana in a form for smoking for medical use, etc.
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2018-01-09
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FLS0896IntroRequiring the Florida Public Service Commission to ensure that public utilities effectively prioritize the restoration of services to certain health care facilities in the event of emergencies; establishing an Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombud...
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2018-01-09
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FLS0360IntroProhibiting specified changes to certain insurance policy prescription drug formularies, except under certain circumstances; requiring small employer carriers to limit specified changes to prescription drug formularies under certain health benefit pl...
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2018-01-09
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FLS1032IntroDirecting the Department of Health to establish a statewide, centralized registry of persons who have symptoms associated with ST-elevation myocardial infarctions (STEMI); requiring certain health care facilities to report to the registry specified d...
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2018-01-09
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FLS0372IntroRequiring the Florida Public Service Commission to ensure that public utilities effectively prioritize the restoration of services to certain health care facilities in the event of emergencies; requiring the Agency for Health Care Administration to c...
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2018-01-09
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FLS0628IntroProhibiting the Boards of Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine, respectively, the Department of Health, certain health care facilities, and insurers from requiring physicians and osteopathic physicians to maintain certification or obtain recertification...
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2018-01-09
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FLS0578IntroRequiring a contracted vendor to release certain electronic health care records to another vendor selected by the health care provider within a specified timeframe; requiring a contract between a vendor and a health care provider to include a certain...
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2018-01-09
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FLS0576IntroRequiring the Department of Health to issue a noncertified copy of an original birth certificate to certain adoptees under certain conditions; requiring the department to maintain a birth parent's contact preference and medical history form, etc.
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2018-01-09
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FLS0458IntroLimiting an initial prescription for a controlled substance that is an opioid to a 7-day supply; providing exceptions to supply limits for certain patients; requiring a health care practitioner who is authorized to prescribe controlled substances to ...
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2018-01-09
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FLS0638IntroCreating the "Florida Hospital Patient Protection Act"; requiring that each health care facility implement a staffing plan that provides minimum direct care registered nursing staffing levels; prohibiting a health care facility from assigning unlicen...
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2018-01-09
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FLS1136IntroProposing an amendment to the State Constitution to enhance access to affordable health care by expanding the availability of Medicaid coverage, etc.
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2018-01-09
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FLS0558IntroRequiring certain health care facilities to have an operational generator and a supply of fuel which meet certain criteria by a specified date, etc.
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2018-01-09
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FLS0534IntroRedefining the term "administrator" to include pharmacy benefits managers, etc.
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2018-01-09
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FLS0636IntroEstablishing requirements to allow certain foreign-trained physicians to obtain a restricted license; requiring the Department of Health to renew a restricted license if certain conditions are met, etc.
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2018-01-09
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