Federal Authorities

Managed Medical Assistance

Five-Year Extension Request and Public Input: Florida’s Medicaid’s 1115 Managed Care Waiver (Project Number 11-W-002064)

The State is seeking federal authority to extend Florida Medicaid’s 1115 Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) Waiver (Project Number 11-W-00206/4) for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.  The MMA program operates statewide and provides primary care, acute medical care, dental care, and behavioral health care for Florida Medicaid recipients through competitively procured managed care plans. The State seeks to extend the MMA waiver to build upon the successful elements of the program including higher quality of care and stronger protections for Florida Medicaid recipients.

Managed Medical Assistance Extension Request: Submitted December 30, 2016

Public Notice and Public Comment: October 11, 2016 -November 10, 2016

The State will provide a 30-day public notice and comment period prior to the submission of the waiver extension to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The State will consider all public comments received regarding the proposed waiver extension.
The 30-day public notice and public comment period will be held October 11, 2016 through November 10, 2016. To view a comprehensive description of the waiver extension request, please click the following link:

Public Meetings/Workshops

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

Schedule of Public Meetings
Location Date Time Meeting Materials
Tallahassee

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

Conference Line: 1 888 419 5570
Participant Code: 492 773 91
October 18, 2016 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. FAR
Presentation [909KB]
Tampa

Agency for Health Care Administration
6800 North Dale Mabry Highway, Suite 220
Main Training Room
Tampa, FL 33614

Conference Line: 1 888 419 5570
Participant Code: 498 282 50
October 20, 2016 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. FAR
Presentation [908KB]
Miami

Agency for Health Care Administration
8333 NW 53rd St, Suite 200
Doral, FL 33166

Conference Line: 1 888 419 5570
Participant Code: 474 080 47
October 21, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

FAR
Presentation [908KB]

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 October 11, 2016 through November 10, 2016.

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

Mail comments and suggestions to:
1115 MMA Waiver Extension Request
Office of the Deputy Secretary for Medicaid
Agency for Health Care Administration
2727 Mahan Drive, MS #8
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 October 11, 2013 through November 10, 2016, relating to the request for extension of the 1115 MMA Waiver.

Public Comments Received [15.61MB]