June 9, 2020
The Agency for Health Care Administration announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited.
DATES AND TIMES: June 8, 2020, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; June 17, 2020, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
PLACE: Webinar; June 8, 2020, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. To participate, register via the following link
GoToMeeting: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5097900362915034381; Webinar; June 17, 2020, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. To participate, register via the following link - GoToMeeting: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2727264232989173008
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: Two-year extension request for Florida Medicaid’s 1115 Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) Waiver
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF EXTENSION REQUEST: 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, 2020 through June 30, 2024. 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.
A full description of the extension request and the public notice document will be published on the Agency’s website at the following link:
PUBLIC NOTICE AND PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: The Agency will conduct a 30-day public notice and comment period prior to the submission of the extension request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The Agency will consider all public comments received regarding the proposed extension request. The 30-day public notice and public comment period is from June 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020. This public notice and public comment period is being held to solicit public input from recipients, providers, all stakeholders, and interested parties on the proposed extension request for Florida’s 1115 MMA Waiver.
To submit comments by postal service or email please adhere to the following instructions. When providing comments regarding the extension request for the 1115 MMA Waiver, please put ‘1115 MMA Waiver Extension’ in the subject line.
Mail comments and suggestions to: 1115 MMA Waiver Extension, Office of the Deputy Secretary for Medicaid, Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, MS 8, Tallahassee, Florida 32308. Email your comments and suggestions to FLMedicaidWaivers@ahca.myflorida.com.
A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Karen Williams-Rockwell by email, Karen.Williams-Rockwell@ahca.myflorida.com.
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:
Karen Williams-Rockwell by email, Karen.Williams-Rockwell@ahca.myflorida.com. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).