Tag: Statewide Medicaid Managed Care
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform at KAABOO 2017. Image via The Associated Press.

Staff ReportsJune 22, 2017

The Agency for Health Care Administration said Thursday it will post material for the next bidding for the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC) program “on or around July 14.” That’s when the Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) for the re-procurement will go live on the Florida Department of Management Services’ Vendor Bid System website. Companies who […]

Staff ReportsMarch 21, 2017

The Florida Health Care Association has made carving out nursing homes from the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC) program their top priority, touting its ability to save the state money. However, a new roadblock may have just made that task infinitely more challenging. The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) recently released an agency bill […]

Phil AmmannJanuary 25, 2016

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, […]

Guest AuthorJanuary 8, 2014

 The Florida Association of Health Plans (FAHP), which represents billion-dollar HMOs, is pulling a bait-and-switch on the health of Florida’s most vulnerable children. They oppose important legislation designed to protect the oral health of underserved kids. At issue is roughly $200 million annually in taxpayer dollars that today provide care to kids through the “carved-out” […]


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