CS HB 7189 - Kidcare Eligibility Expansion - Florida Key Vote


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Title: Kidcare Eligibility Expansion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands the qualifications for Florida Kidcare.


- Eliminates the Florida Medikids program (§ 6). - Eliminates multiple disqualifications for eligibility, including being eligible for enrollment in an employer offered health care plan, family income below 200% of the federal poverty level, and being an unqualified alien (§ 8). - Provides for the payment of premiums for children who do not meet certain requirements (§ 13). - Establishes premium payment responsibility (§ 19). - Appropriates $22,472,776 for implementation of this act (§ 21).