AHCA Postpones BA Therapy Cuts

Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) has decided to postpone planned cuts to Medicaid reimbursement rates for behavioral health therapists, many of whom work with children on the autism spectrum. In March, AHCA proposed payment reductions for a variety of services as outlined below: Payments for Behavior Analysis Assessment to decrease from $385.19 to […]

OIG Report Critical of AHCA’s Nursing Home Violation Verifications

Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is under fire for failing to ensure that nursing homes followed through and properly corrected deficiencies for which they were cited in 2015. A recently released report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) reviewed 100 deficiencies at nursing homes […]

HME providers take hit following Univita collapse

Late last month, Univita Health Inc. filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The move came shortly after the Miramar-based home health services provider shuttered its doors and terminated its Florida Medicaid contracts. Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration (ACHA) has told providers they must continue to provide services to patients for services that were previously authorized […]

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