Tag Archives: Florida

  • When and where is #NASHPCONF18? NASHP’s 31st Annual State Health Policy Conference is Aug. 15 to 17, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, in Jacksonville, FL. What will this year’s conference explore? NASHP’s conference, entitled Shifting Tides in State Health Policy, addresses the most pressing and critical issues facing state health policymakers, such as […]

    June 4, 2018 | Filed under: 2018 Conference
  • In 2009, the Florida Legislature enacted Chapter 223 of the 2009 Laws of Florida, an omnibus health care bill. Section 17 of this statute required the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) to develop a plan to implement a Medicaid medical home pilot project enhanced by medical home networks in two geographic areas of […]

    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Florida
  • In Florida: As of July 1, 2011, there were 3,069,456 beneficiaries enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program, 1,958,679 of whom were enrolled in some form of managed care. 22 commercial managed care organizations (MCOs) and 6 Medicaid-only MCOs provide physical, behavioral, and oral health services to Medicaid beneficiaries. For beneficiaries in counties not served by […]

    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Florida
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Florida  2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Florida  2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Florida  2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Florida  Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Florida NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Florida operates a combination CHIP program, […]

    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Florida
  • NASHP’s Accountable Care Activity map is a work in progress; state activity pages will be launched in waves throughout Fall 2012.   At this time, we have no information on accountable care activity that meets the following criteria: (1) Medicaid or CHIP agency participation (not necessarily leadership); (2) explicitly intended to advance accountable or integrated […]

    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Florida
  • Increasingly, states are turning to managed care to deliver health services to Medicaid recipients. In a 1994 survey of states conducted by the National Academy for State Health Policy, 16 states reported that they enroll elders in Medicaid managed care programs. A few states (Arizona, Minnesota, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah) require mandatory enrollment and others allow […]

  • This report summarizes how leading states that participate in the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) and their clients use hospital discharge data on patient race/ethnicity to inform state health care disparities reduction activities. The report features California, Florida, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin HCUP Partners, but also notes activity in Connecticut, Georgia, New Jersey, […]

  • HIE Governance and decision-making authority under the Cooperative Agreement is the responsibility of the state Medicaid agency.

    April 13, 2010 | Filed under: Florida
  • Florida’s HIE Strategic Plan presents a strategy that leverages the state Agency for Health Care Administration’s deep experience and participation in the state’s prior HIE development programs. Florida Strategic and Operational Plans 801.9 KB

    March 26, 2010 | Filed under: Florida
  • This policy brief examines state policies and procedures concerning enrollment caps and freezes, wait lists, and open enrollment periods in SCHIP programs. The brief provides information from six states that have experience with these strategies. SCHIP_enrollment_caps.pdf 189 KB