Posts Tagged ‘Agency for Health Care Administration’

  • Assisted living facilities, nursing homes and hospitals are receiving frequent wellness checks

    Sep 15, 17 • 95 Views • DOHComments Off on Assisted living facilities, nursing homes and hospitals are receiving frequent wellness checks

    Before, during and following Hurricane Irma, health care facilities throughout Florida have been implementing emergency plans to keep patients safe. The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration and the Florida Department of Health is conducting frequent...

  • AHCA Announces Call for Nominations to Pediatric Cardiology Technical Advisory Panel

    Aug 25, 17 • 157 Views • Government, HealthcareComments Off on AHCA Announces Call for Nominations to Pediatric Cardiology Technical Advisory Panel

    The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) is issuing a call for nominations for cardiology specialists and cardiac surgeons to serve on a new Pediatric Cardiology Technical Advisory Panel (Panel). The Panel will fulfill the responsibilities outlined...

  • New Quality Scores Confirm Florida’s Medicaid Program is A National Leader

    Aug 15, 17 • 271 Views • Government, Healthcare, Homepage SliderComments Off on New Quality Scores Confirm Florida’s Medicaid Program is A National Leader

    The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) today announced that the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC) quality scores for calendar year 2016 are the highest in the Florida Medicaid program’s history. This is the second full year of Healthcare...

  • AHCA Releases Invitation to Negotiate for SMMC Re-Procurement

    Jul 14, 17 • 286 Views • HealthcareComments Off on AHCA Releases Invitation to Negotiate for SMMC Re-Procurement

    The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) released the Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) for the re-procurement of the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC) program. The ITN can be accessed through the Florida Department of Management Services’ Vendor...

  • Prudential Productivity Awards Recognize Five Teams from AHCA

    Jul 5, 17 • 237 Views • Awards & Recognition, HealthcareComments Off on Prudential Productivity Awards Recognize Five Teams from AHCA

    The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) today announced that five teams of Agency staff members have been selected as winners in the annual Prudential Productivity Awards. Agency Secretary Justin M. Senior, “I am honored to congratulate this...

  • AHCA releases statement on conclusion of Bayou Shores case

    Jun 6, 17 • 314 Views • Government, Healthcare, Statement ReleaseComments Off on AHCA releases statement on conclusion of Bayou Shores case

    The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) today announced that on June 5, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ended a Florida nursing facility’s three-year quest to avoid the jurisdiction of federal and state healthcare authorities. In 2014, Bayou Shores,...

  • AHCA Secretary Recognizes National Nursing Home Week

    May 15, 17 • 287 Views • HealthcareComments Off on AHCA Secretary Recognizes National Nursing Home Week

    Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) Secretary Justin M. Senior released the following statement today recognizing the beginning of National Nursing Home Week (May 14-20): “This week, nursing homes across Florida will host events in honor of...

  • AHCA Secretary Recognizes National Nurses Week

    May 10, 17 • 299 Views • HealthcareComments Off on AHCA Secretary Recognizes National Nurses Week

    Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) Secretary Justin M. Senior released the following statement today recognizing National Nurses Week (May 6th– 12th): “As we recognize National Nurses Week, I would like to thank all nurses who work...

  • March Monthly Actions from AHCA

    Apr 21, 17 • 272 Views • Government, HealthcareComments Off on March Monthly Actions from AHCA

    March Monthly Actions: Agency Took Licensure Action against Five Providers, Eight Additional Providers Suspended from the Medicaid Program The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) issued final orders to four providers for failure to meet licensure...

  • Gov. Scott announces resignation of Melinda Miguel

    Apr 17, 17 • 379 Views • Appointments, GovernmentComments Off on Gov. Scott announces resignation of Melinda Miguel

    Eric Miller to join as Chief Inspector General Governor Rick Scott today announced Chief Inspector General Melinda Miguel’s resignation, which will be effective today. Melinda Miguel will be pursuing opportunities in the private sector. Click HERE to see...