Tag: Florida Healthy Kids Corp.

Staff ReportsDecember 10, 2018
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CFO Jimmy Patronis announced Monday he had appointed Dr. Stephanie Haridopolos as Chair of the Florida Healthy Kids Corp. Board of Directors. Haridopolos, a family practice physician, is married to lobbyist and former Senate President Mike Haridopolos. “Dr. Haridopolos’ medical expertise and her leadership will bring a fresh perspective to Florida Healthy Kids,” Patronis said in […]

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Despite an earlier assertion from a top Medicaid official that the state could be giving a “freebie,” lawmakers have agreed to fund Florida KidCare health-insurance premiums for more than 6,000 children living in 48 counties that were impacted by Hurricane Irma. Legislators this week agreed to spend $20,339 in state general revenue for Florida KidCare premiums […]

Jim RosicaDecember 19, 2016
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The winning vendor of a deal to provide dental benefits for the state children’s health insurance program has lost a court fight over what it claims are trade secrets. Circuit Judge Karen Gievers of Tallahassee last week ruled against Managed Care of North America (MCNA Dental). She ordered the company to divulge certain records to Delta Dental. […]

Jim RosicaMay 17, 2016
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A company that manages dental benefits for the state children’s health insurance program is fighting the release of records it says contain “trade secrets.” Managed Care of North America (MCNA) sued the Florida Healthy Kids Corp. after it caught wind of a Tallahassee lawyer’s public records request. The company wants a Leon County circuit judge to declare […]


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