The federal government has released an initial list of physicians and teaching hospitals across the county that have gotten payments from the medical industry. But federal officials say the data comes with some caveats.
Florida recently finished rolling out a new way of providing care to more than 3.5 million low-income Floridians. Nearly all of them are now enrolled in managed care plans. The state agency that runs Medicaid recently released a series of comments from various players in the industry praising the rollout. But some groups say the new system is still plagued with problems.
Florida’s health insurance marketplace debuted earlier this year but so far, less than forty people have signed up. Now the board that runs the program is looking to attract health insurance providers, and to do that, it’s turning to a new company to help it expand its services.
Now that Florida’s health care agency has finished implementing a managed care system statewide for Medicaid recipients, it’s time to do some refining.
“We are going to streamline our credentialing process of the coming year," says AHCA Medicaid Director Justin Senior. "We are going to try to speed up health plan enrollment during the course of the coming year.”