Crisis Stabilization Services in Florida

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 unanimouslyIt 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)

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