Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Press Releases

June


May Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against Six Providers, 14 Additional Providers Terminated or Suspended from the Medicaid Program [273KB PDF]

May


April Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against Four Providers, 24 Additional Providers Terminated or Suspended from the Medicaid Program [277KB PDF]


AHCA Announces Applications Available for Telehealth Advisory Council [312KB PDF]


AHCA Introduces Health Care Alerts Webpage [312KB PDF]


CommunityHealth IT Joins Florida’s Health Information Exchange [324KB PDF]


AHCA Secretary Recognizes Hurricane Preparedness Week [389KB PDF]

May 10, 2016
AHCA Secretary Recognizes National Nursing Home Week [313KB PDF]

May 6, 2016
AHCA Secretary Recognizes National Nurses Week [311KB PDF]

April

April 19, 2016
March Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against Eleven Providers, Eight Additional Providers Terminated from the Medicaid Program [187KB PDF]

April 6, 2016
AHCA Announces Settlement Agreement in Florida Pediatric Society Case Building On Successful Transition to Managed Care [311KB PDF]

April 4, 2016
AHCA Joins Effort to Raise Awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month [261KB PDF]

March

March 18, 2016
February Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against Eleven Providers, Five Additional Providers Suspended from the Medicaid Program [185KB PDF]

March 11, 2016
Governor Rick Scott Signs Continuing Care Facilities Bill (HB 127) [221KB PDF]

March 9, 2016
Secretary Dudek: HB 1335 Brings New Level of Openness to Long-term Care Waitlist and Screening Process [230KB PDF]

March 8, 2016
AHCA Praises Passage of HB 1245, Relating to Medicaid Provider Overpayments [227KB PDF]

February

February 29, 2016
January Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against Nine Providers, Nine Additional Providers Terminated or Suspended from the Medicaid Program [187KB PDF]

February 17, 2016
Calhoun-Liberty Hospital Cited for 10 Deficiencies; Will be Assessed Fines [175KB PDF]

January

January 14, 2016
December Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against Thirteen Providers, Nine Additional Providers Terminated or Suspended from the Medicaid Program. [277KB PDF]

January 12, 2016
AHCA Announces Express Enrollment for the Managed Medical Assistance Program [224KB PDF]

January 7, 2016
Secretary Dudek: More than 77 Percent of Florida Medicaid Long-term Care Patients Have Experienced an Improved Quality of Life [180KB PDF]

December

December 21, 2015
Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Program Delivering the Highest Level of Care in Program History [221KB PDF]

December 17, 2015
November Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against Twelve Providers, Thirteen Additional Providers Terminated or Suspended from the Medicaid Program [190KB PDF]

December 1, 2015
Commission on Healthcare and Hospital Funding Hears from Floridian Who Feels She has Been Price Gouged [204KB PDF]

November

November 23, 2015
Gov. Scott’s Florida First Budget Will Make Florida First in Improving Transparency and Fighting Price Gouging at Hospitals [234KB PDF]

November 20, 2015
AHCA Secretary Announces 2015 Fraud Fighter Achievement Award Winners during Fraud Awareness Week [314KB PDF]

November 19, 2015
Commission Chairman Sends Letter to Legislative Leaders Regarding Proposed Legislation on Health Care Transparency [224KB PDF]

Commission Letter on Health Care Transparency (11/19/15) [336KB PDF]

November 13, 2015
October Monthly Actions; Agency Took Licensure Action against Seven Providers, Two Additional Providers Terminated from the Medicaid Program [177KB PDF]

November 2, 2015
Agency Launches New Assisted Living Facility Comparison Tool on FloridaFinder.gov [389KB PDF]

October

October 26, 2015
Agency Announces Primary Care Services Grant Recipients [376KB PDF]

October 22, 2015
Event Notification Service Reaches Coverage Milestone by Adding South Florida Community Care Network [270KB PDF]

October 21, 2015
September Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against Fifteen Providers, Eleven Additional Providers Terminated or Suspended from the Medicaid Program [274KB PDF]

October 12, 2015
Agency Calls for Nominations for Annual Fraud Fighter Achievement Award [217KB PDF]

ICYMI: Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Saves Lives and Money [268KB PDF]

October 5, 2015
AHCA Recognizes National Health Information Technology Week [187KB PDF]

September

September 29, 2015
Industry Experts Gather to Discuss Health Information Technology [175KB PDF]

September 22, 2015
Florida Medicaid Health Plan Performance Continues to Improve with Implementation of Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Program [359KB PDF]

September 18, 2015
August Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against Nine Providers, Five Additional Providers Terminated from the Medicaid Program [263KB PDF]

August

August 25, 2015
Nine Nursing Homes Recognized for Excellence in Long-Term Care [265KB PDF]

August 19, 2015
AHCA Sends Letter of Clarification to Counsel for Planned Parenthood [166KB PDF]

August 14, 2015
July Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against Six Providers, Seven Additional Providers Terminated or Suspended from the Medicaid Program [276KB PDF]

August 5, 2015
Planned Parenthood Inspections Find Deficiencies at Clinics[249KB PDF]
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Planned Parenthood Reports[3MB PDF]

July

July 14, 2015
June Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against Ten Providers, Two Additional Providers Terminated or Suspended from the Medicaid Program[278KB PDF]

July 9, 2015
Sunshine Health Connect Joins Florida’s Health Information Exchange[224KB PDF]