Florida

The American Health Care Act, which proposes to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), would dismantle the Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF). States received over $625 million from the PPHF in fiscal year 2016,[i] and stand to lose more than $3 billion over five years if it is repealed.[ii] The bill would […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    Preterm birth, which accounts for approximately 11.5 percent of all births and 50 percent of pregnancy-related costs, is the largest cause of infant morbidity and mortality. This creates a significant burden on the U.S. healthcare system. A leading strategy for decreasing infant morbidity and mortality related to preterm birth is for states to use perinatal […]

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  • Selected State Initiatives on Medicaid Financing of Perinatal Regionalization

    Today, nearly 40 states have a system of risk appropriate perinatal care. As the payer for nearly half of all births nationwide, Medicaid is a key partner in the financing of perinatal regionalization. Medicaid covers specific services that can maximize access to risk-appropriate care for mothers and infants, including the coverage of pre- and post-natal […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    High-profile diseases such as Ebola and Zika grab headlines, but state health policymakers know that emergency preparedness begins long before the first news stories—or symptoms—appear. Preparedness and response often includes cross-sector work that addresses the intersections between public health infectious disease strategy and state Medicaid and emergency management policies. At the nexus of federal policy […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual dealt a blow to the 18 existing state-run all-payer claims databases (APCDs) by holding that ERISA prevents states from compelling self-funded insurers to report to their data systems. In response to the Court’s decision, a number of state APCDs and/or payers have […]

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  • 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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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, […]

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    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 […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Florida
  • HIE Governance and decision-making authority under the Cooperative Agreement is the responsibility of the state Medicaid agency.

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    April 13, 2010 | Filed under: Florida