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- TOPIC: SenateWork Session on Medicaid Reform held on 11-17-10
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St Augustine Record
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Medicaid pilot project providers leaving due to rate cuts
Florida United For Choice:
Florida United For Choice Leadership / Facilitator Group
Granston, Raymond RGranston@aol.com
Randazzo, Fino Fino@FHHES.com
Florida United For Choice on Facebook
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Governor of Florida =
Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD)
State agency that contracts, funds and certifies service providers.
District 7 Orlando office
407 245-0440 fax= 407 245-0578 www.apdcares.org
400 W Robinson Street,
Suite S430 Orlando, FL
Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA)
It is the chief health policy and planning entity for the state. It sets
and policy for APD. The Agency is responsible for health facility
licensure, inspection, and regulatory enforcement;
investigation of consumer
complaints related to health care facilities and managed care plans; the
administration of the
Medicaid program and the certification of health
maintenance organizations just to state a few things here.
Entity that monitors providers of service to persons with developmental
A non-profit statewide organization that offers educational
opportunities and information on meaningful
topics for individuals with
disabilities and their families to help them make sensible and educated
decisions regarding the
services they receive.
Family Care Council
Created by the legislature they advise the Agency for Persons with
Disabilities (APD) on the needs
of self-advocates and their families.
Provide information and outreach to self-advocates and
families. Review the effectiveness of
APD and advise APD
administrators on the community and family support systems in their area.
FL Advocacy Center
They advocate for and encourage consumers in a variety of ways.
Study conducted in 2008 by Georgetown University’s Health Policy
Institute stated among other
things that "No one can say with certainty
whether Medicaid reform has saved money for the State of Florida".
The policy brief issued by
Kaiser commission on Medicaid & Uninsured also issued findings about
managed care results.
Social Security Administration
- Our consumers receive SSI or Medicare monetary benefits from SSA.
This is a really nice website created by Victoria Nangle,
a fellow support
coordinator in district 23 and run by Aaron Nangle. The site offers
lots of current information and news
updates about locating resources within the HCBS Medicaid Waiver program
in Florida for providers and
a directory of Florida Medicaid Waiver Providers. Every provider on our
site has a website.
The purpose of WaiverProvider.Com is to promote choice.