Requires DCF to develop standards and protocols for collection, storage, transmittal and analysis of utilization data from public receiving facilities.
This is the first step in a larger effort to change the funding mechanism for indigent Baker Act patients, such that the dollar following the patient.
STATES: Florida (2015)
BILLS: HB 79, Rep. Cummings; SB 340, Sen. Grimsley
STATUS: HB79 was substituted for SB340 in the Senate and passed unanimously. It now goes to the Governor for his signature.
LATEST BILL TEXT: House Version (last updated: 3/13/15); Senate Version (last updated: 3/4/15)