Five-Year Extension Request (1/1/18 – 12/31/22): Florida’s Medicaid’s 1115 Family Planning Waiver (Project Number 11-W-00135/4), Public Notice Document

The State is seeking federal authority to extend Florida Medicaid’s 1115 Family Planning Waiver (Project Number 11-W-00135/4) for the period January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2022.  The Family Planning Waiver operates statewide and provides family planning services to women between the ages of 14 and 55 years who have lost Florida Medicaid eligibility and meet the financial eligibility criteria.

Public Comment Period: May 1, 2017 - May 30, 2017

The State is conducting a 30-day public notice and comment period to solicit meaningful input from the public on the waiver extension request. The State will consider all public comments received regarding the proposed waiver extension. The 30-day public comment period will be held from May 1, 2017 through May 30, 2017, during which the State will hold two public meetings.

To view a comprehensive description of the waiver extension request, please click the following link:

Public Meetings

The dates, times and locations of the public workshops to be held are as follows:

Location Date Time Meeting Materials

Orlando

Agency for Health Care Administration
Hurston Building – South Tower
400 W Robinson St, Suite S-309D
Orlando, FL 32801
Conference Line: 1-888-268-4181
Participant Code: 477 371 96#

May 5, 2017 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Tallahassee

Agency for Health Care Administration
2727 Mahan Drive
Building 3, Conference Room A
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Conference Line: 1-800-219-3192
Participant Code: 114 686 31#

May 16, 2017 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting Heather Morrison at (850) 412-4034 or by email at Heather.Morrison@ahca.myflorida.com 
If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1 (800) 955-8771 (TTY) or 1 (800) 955-8770 (Voice).

Submit Comments

The 30-day public comment period will be held May 1, 2017 through May 30, 2016.

To submit comments by postal service or Internet email, please follow the directions outlined below.  When providing comments regarding the 1115 Family Planning Waiver extension request, please put ‘1115 Family Planning Waiver Extension Request’ in the subject line.

Mail comments and suggestions to:
1115 Family Planning Waiver Extension Request
Agency for Health Care Administration
2727 Mahan Drive, MS #20
Tallahassee, Florida 32308

You may also e-mail your comments and suggestions to:
FLMedicaidWaivers@ahca.myflorida.com

Find below the comments received during the 30-day public notice and comment period from May 1, 2017 through May 30, 2017, relating to the request for extension of the 1115 Family Planning Waiver.

Family Planning Public Comments [223KB]