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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXX
SOCIAL WELFARE
Chapter 409
SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE
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F.S. 409.821
409.821 Florida Kidcare program public records exemption.
(1) Personal identifying information of a Florida Kidcare program applicant or enrollee, as defined in s. 409.811, held by the Agency for Health Care Administration, the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Health, or the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution.
(2)(a) Upon request, such information shall be disclosed to:
1. Another governmental entity in the performance of its official duties and responsibilities;
2. The Department of Revenue for purposes of administering the state Title IV-D program;
3. The Florida Health Choices, Inc., for the purpose of administering the program authorized pursuant to s. 408.910; or
4. Any person who has the written consent of the program applicant.
(b) This section does not prohibit an enrollee’s legal guardian from obtaining confirmation of coverage, dates of coverage, the name of the enrollee’s health plan, and the amount of premium being paid.
(3) This exemption applies to any information identifying a Florida Kidcare program applicant or enrollee held by the Agency for Health Care Administration, the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Health, or the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation before, on, or after the effective date of this exemption.
(4) A knowing and willful violation of this section is a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
History.s. 1, ch. 98-119; s. 56, ch. 2000-153; ss. 1, 2, ch. 2003-104; s. 35, ch. 2005-39; s. 11, ch. 2005-82; ss. 1, 2, ch. 2008-146; s. 5, ch. 2011-195; s. 200, ch. 2014-19.