Florida Medicaid’s Covered Services and HCBS Waivers

Therapy Services – Speech-Language Pathology

Medicaid reimburses for speech-language pathology services that include:

This service is one of the minimum covered services for all Managed Medical Assistance, Long-term Care and Comprehensive Long-term Care plans serving Medicaid enrollees.


All Medicaid recipients who are 18 years of age or older and who are in a Long-term Care or Comprehensive Long-term Care plan may receive speech-language pathology services.

All Medicaid recipients who are 20 years of age or younger and not in a long-term care plan may receive speech-language pathology services in accordance with the coverage and limitations policy.  Recipients 21 years of age and older may receive limited speech-language pathology services pertaining to provision of augmentative and alternative communication systems.

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.