TAKE ACTION: Help Support SB 240 and Give Patients a Real Choice

SB 240 Specifies that direct primary care agreement does not constitute insurance & is not subject to Florida Insurance Code. SB 240 will be heard in the Senate Health Policy Committee on Tuesday February 21st, 2017 at 12:30 PM.

SB 240 provides that a direct primary agreement and the act of entering into such an agreement is not insurance and not subject to regulation under the Florida Insurance Code and exempts a primary care provider, which includes a primary care group practice, or his or her agent, from any certification or license requirements in the Code for marketing, selling, or offering to sell an agreement.

These direct patient/doctor agreements allow a system uncontrolled by government regulations to develop. It makes doctors responsive to patients, not insurance company bureaucrats or government rule-makers. Because government bureaucrats do not like anything they can’t regulate and control, and big insurance companies do not like competition, there are attempts to define Direct Primary Care agreements as a form of insurance that would be under a mountain of regulations and bureaucratic red tape.

SB 240 would protect direct patient/doctor agreements from burdensome government regulations and represents a first step toward real healthcare freedom in Florida.


SB 240 will be heard in the Senate Health Policy Committee on Tuesday February 21st, 2017 at 12:30 PM.

Call and e-mail the members of the Senate Health Policy Committee and tell them to support SB 240 to keep government out of our healthcare decisions.


Name Email Phone
Dana Young Young.Dana@flsenate.gov 850-487-5018
Kathleen Passidomo Passidomo.Kathleen@flsenate.gov 850-487-5028
Lauren Book Book.Lauren@flsenate.gov 850-487-5032
Dorothy Hukill Hukill.Dorothy@flsenate.gov 850-487-5014
Travis Hutson Hutson.Travis@flsenate.gov 850-487-5007
Bill Montford Montford.Bill@flsenate.gov 850-487-5003
Bobby Powell Powell.Bobby@flsenate.gov 850-487-5030

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