Florida Medicaid’s Covered Services and HCBS Waivers

Inpatient Hospital Services

Medicaid reimburses licensed, Medicaid-participating hospitals for inpatient services. The services must be provided under the direction of a licensed physician or dentist.

Medicaid inpatient hospital services provide diagnostic, medical and surgical services.  Inpatient hospital services include:

This service is one of the minimum covered services for all Managed Medical Assistance plans serving Medicaid enrollees.


Florida Medicaid recipients requiring medically necessary inpatient hospital services.

Florida Medicaid reimburses for emergency services (including labor and delivery and dialysis services) provided to undocumented aliens who otherwise meet all eligibility requirements except citizenship status.  Florida Medicaid will not pay for continuous or episodic services after the emergency has been alleviated.

Resource Information

Information on Medicaid health plans and services is available on the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care webpage.

The Florida Medicaid coverage policies, fee schedules, and Rule are available on the Agency Website.