Tag: Florida Medicaid
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Guest AuthorMay 3, 2017
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As the president of a multifacility company with arguably the highest quality rating in the State of Florida, I feel compelled to respond to the misguided comments about the proposed Prospective Payment System (PPS). The current proposal, for the first time in Florida Medicaid history, will create a true incentive for long-term care centers to provide higher quality care to our residents. The current system of reimbursement […]

Phil AmmannJanuary 25, 2016

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Since the State of Florida has moved away from a fragmented fee-for-service system of healthcare delivery toward a more holistic approach to care through the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC) program, we’ve learned many lessons. One of the most important is that a coordinated healthcare delivery system that addresses whole-body health leads to more effective, […]

Phil AmmannMarch 10, 2015
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On Tuesday, a Florida House panel killed a bill attempting to overhaul the Florida Medicaid program that provides dental care for children. With a 6-to-6 tie, the House Health Innovation Subcommittee shelved HB 601, filed by Tequesta Republican Rep. MaryLynn Magar. In the state’s new Medicaid managed-care structure, HMOs and other plans are responsible for offering […]


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