Contact: AHCA Communications Office
DOH Communications Office
AHCA AND DOH TO ADDRESS CONCERNS ABOUT CARE PROVIDED TO MEDICALLY COMPLEX CHILDREN
Tallahassee – On Wednesday, September 12, 2012, officials from the Agency for Health Care Administration and the Department of Health will host a media availability to provide information about the allegations made by the Department of Justice accusing the State of housing children with disabilities in nursing homes illegally and unnecessarily. They will also speak about how the State is responding to the unfounded allegations.
A conference call line has been established for members of the media who wish to participate.
WHO: Liz Dudek, Secretary for the Agency for Health Care Administration
Dr. John Armstrong, Florida Surgeon General and Secretary for Health
Dennis Cookro, M.D, Interim Deputy Secretary for Health
Beth Kidder, Assistant Deputy Secretary for Medicaid Operations
Mary Beth Vickers, Interim Division Director of Children’s Medical Services
WHAT: Address concerns about care provided to medically complex children
WHEN: 1:30 p.m. EDT – Wednesday, September 12, 2012
WHERE: Via Conference call – Dial: 1-866-800-8648, Participant Code: 87232065 Agency for Health Care Administration 2727 Mahan Drive, Building 3 Conference Room A, Tallahassee, FL 32308
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