Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Press Releases

June

June 26, 2014
Federal VA Continues to Rebuff Inspections, Object to Transparency [175KB, PDF]

June 13, 2014
Secretary Dudek’s Statement About the Signing of Background Screening Legislation [54KB, PDF]

June 10, 2014
May Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against 14 Providers, one Additional Provider Terminated from the Medicaid Program [195KB, PDF]

June 6, 2014
AHCA Files Second Freedom of Information Act Request in Pursuit of Information from the Federal Veterans Administration [126KB, PDF]

June 5, 2014
AHCA Files Lawsuit Against VA [78.6KB, PDF]

May

May 30, 2014
Managed Medical Assistance Program Goes Live in Tampa Bay and Southwest Regions [269KB, PDF]

May 30, 2014
AHCA Unveils New Website and Logo Final Version [59KB, PDF]

May 30, 2014
Secretary Dudek: "The VA is not taking seriously their obligation to provide public records." [221KB, PDF]

May 20, 2014
Agency Again Denied Opportunity to Review Processes at Gainesville VA [174KB, PDF]

May 8, 2014
April Monthly Actions [355KB, PDF]

May 7, 2014
ICYMI State Guide to ALF Records and Reports [313KB, PDF]

May 7, 2014
AHCA Files FOIA Request with VA [169KB, PDF]

May 1, 2014
Managed Medical Assistance Program Goes Live for First Three Medicaid Regions [54KB, PDF]

April

April 21, 2014
Agency Mails Welcome Packets for Managed Medical Assistance Program to Medicaid Recipients in South Florida [54KB, PDF]

April 14, 2014
Statement from AHCA Concerning VA Hospital Visits in Gainesville and Lake City [411KB, PDF]

April 11, 2014
Agency Receives Federal Approval to Continue the Low Income Pool Program [411KB, PDF]

April 10, 2014
Statement from AHCA concerning VA Hospital Inspections [172KB, PDF]

April 9, 2014
Statement from AHCA concerning VA Hospital Inspections [249KB, PDF]

April 8, 2014
Statement from AHCA concerning VA Hospital Inspections [249KB, PDF]

April 8, 2014
March Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against 15 Providers, 13 Additional Providers Terminated from the Medicaid Program [353KB, PDF]

April 3, 2014
Statement from AHCA concerning VA Hospital Inspections [175KB, PDF]

March

March 25, 2014
Agency Mails Welcome Packets for New Program to Medicaid Recipients in Southwest Florida [57KB, PDF]

March 10, 2014
February Monthly Facility Actions [351KB, PDF]

February

February 28, 2014
Agency Completes Roll-out of Long-term Care Program in Florida [368KB, PDF]

February 10, 2014
Winter Park Retirement Community Receives Governor�s Gold Seal Award for Excellence [236KB, PDF]

February 7, 2014
January Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against Nine Providers, Four Additional Providers Terminated from the Medicaid Program [317KB, PDF]

February 7, 2014
In Case You Missed It: The Agency is ready to move forward with the Managed Medical Assistance program [443KB, PDF]

February 6, 2014
Agency, Plans Celebrate Managed Medical Assistance Contracts [305KB, PDF]

February 5, 2014
AHCA to Host Public Contract Celebration for the Managed Medical Assistance Planss [103KB, PDF]

February 3, 2014
Agency Leaders Join with Leading Long-Term Care Experts at Annual Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facility Trainings [176KB, PDF]

February 3, 2014
Managed Medical Assistance Letters Mailed to Recipients along Florida's West Coast [418KB, PDF]

January

January 31, 2014
Long-term Care Program Takes Effect in Tampa Bay Area [366KB, PDF]

January 29, 2014
Governor Scott's It's Your Money Tax Cut Budget Increases Medicaid Payment Predictability and Provides Continued Support for Successful Graduate Medical Education Program [284KB, PDF]

January 8, 2014
December Monthly Actions [340KB, PDF]

January 7, 2014
Agency's Proposed Implementation Schedule for Managed Medical Assistance Program Receives Final Approval [235KB, PDF]

January 6, 2014
Secretary Dudek, Attorney General Bondi Release Annual Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Prevention Summary of Efforts [237KB, PDF]

2013 Press Releases

December

December 23, 2013
Agency Approaches Second Planned Pause, Reflects on Roll-out of Long-term Care Program [365KB, PDF]

December 13, 2013
SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: Georgetown University Brief Misleading about Long-term Care Transition [193KB, PDF]

December 13, 2013
SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: SaintPetersBlog perpetuates misinformation, misunderstanding about the provision of dental services [179KB, PDF]

December 12, 2013
SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: Health News Florida Omits Facts about Recipient Choice, Responsibility in the Long-term Care (LTC) Program [243KB, PDF]

December 6, 2013
November Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against 10 Providers, Nine Additional Providers Terminated from the Medicaid Program [351KB, PDF]

November

November 14, 2013
October Monthly Facility Actions [338KB, PDF]

November 8, 2013
Secretary Dudek Highlights Impact of Florida’s New Statewide Residency Program [239KB, PDF]

November 7, 2013
AHCA, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and Florida State University College of Medicine to Host Event Highlighting Florida’s New Statewide Residency Program [180KB, PDF]

November 5, 2013
Agency Announces Inaugural Fraud Fighter Achievement Award Winners during Fraud Awareness Week [179KB, PDF]

November 4, 2013
NOTE TO MEDIA [202KB, PDF]

October

October 14, 2013
Agency for Health Care Administration Receives 2013 National Best Practices Awards for Enhanced Care Coordination Program and Quality Indicator Survey Manual [182KB, PDF]

October 8, 2013
September Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against Five Providers, Four Additional Providers Terminated from the Medicaid Program [340KB, PDF]

October 8, 2013
Agency Welcomes Public Comment at Meetings about Managed Medical Assistance Waiver [392KB, PDF]

October 7, 2013
Agency Develops Resources for Consumers Seeking Nursing Homes or Assisted Living Facilities [330KB, PDF]

October 7, 2013
Agency for Health Care Administration and Florida Hospital Host Event Highlighting Impact of Florida’s New Statewide Residency Program [236KB, PDF]

October 7, 2013
What they are saying…Health Care and Education Stakeholders Support the new Statewide Residency Program [230KB, PDF]

October 5, 2013
AHCA and Florida Hospital to Host Event Highlighting Florida’s New Statewide Residency Program [175KB, PDF]

October 1, 2013
Agency Welcomes Public Comment at Meetings about Managed Medical Assistance Waiver [391KB, PDF]

September

September 23, 2013
Health Plans Selected for the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Managed Medical Assistance Program [214KB, PDF]

September 10, 2013
Understanding Unlicensed Activity—The Agency’s Role and the Consumer’s Role [241KB, PDF]

September 9, 2013
August Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against 11 Providers, Four Additional Providers Terminated from the Medicaid Program [347KB, PDF]

August

August 30, 2013
Agency Audit Yields Questionable Billing and Attorney General Arrest for Florida Pharmacy [363KB, PDF]

August 26, 2013
Agency Focuses on Outcomes for Recipients as Long-term Care Rollout Continues [371KB, PDF]

August 7, 2013
July Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against 13 Providers, Three Additional Providers Terminated from the Medicaid Program [348KB, PDF]

August 6, 2013
Florida KidCare Partners and State Leaders Announce Sixth Year of Growth in Number of Enrolled Children [110KB, PDF]

August 6, 2013
The following points are background regarding the provision of Medicaid-covered dental services for children. [119KB, PDF]

August 2, 2013
Recent highlights about Statewide Medicaid Managed Care [318KB, PDF]

August 1, 2013
What they are saying… Advocates, partners, providers and legislators on the launch of the Long-term Care program [245KB, PDF]

August 1, 2013
Long-term Care Program Officially in Operation in Region 7 [332KB, PDF]

July

July 30, 2013
Common Questions and FACTS about Services for Medically Complex Children [179KB, PDF]

July 24, 2013
SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: Miami Herald AGAIN Mischaracterizes Parent Choice and Services Available for Medically Complex Children [179KB, PDF]

July 24, 2013
SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: Tampa Bay Times Mischaracterizes State’s Efforts to Serve Medically Complex Children and Honor Parent Choice [234KB, PDF]

July 22, 2013
Statement from Secretary Dudek about the U.S. Department of Justice Filing Suit against the State of Florida [224KB, PDF]

July 12, 2013
Florida has Infrastructure for Secure Exchange of Health Information in Case of a Disaster [175KB, PDF]

July 10, 2013
June Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against 11 Providers, Nine Additional Providers Terminated from the Medicaid Program [351KB, PDF]

July 2, 2013
Five Nursing Homes Receive Gold Seal Award for Excellence in Long Term Care [180KB, PDF]