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Hurricane Preparedness for Providers

With the possibility of tropical storms and hurricanes this season, providers are reminded to have a plan in place for inclement weather which could affect business operations. Suggestions and reminders […]

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Special Alert: New CMS Plan Clinical Eligibility Process Begins January 11, 2016

Effective Monday, January 11, 2016, a new Florida Department of Health rule will govern how children can be determined clinically eligible for the Children’s Medical Services Medicaid Managed Medical Assistance […]

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Important Provider Notice: Medicaid Registration Dates

Florida Medicaid Health Care Alert – July 2015 The Agency for Health Care Administration has directed the Medicaid fiscal agent, HP Enterprises, LLC, to set the effective date for newly-registered […]

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Travel Tips to Keep Kids Safe

A lot of people travel during the year. Some are going to see their family. Others are getting away for a few days. If you’re traveling be sure to keep […]

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You Can Help Prevent Fraud and Abuse!

Fraud and abuse costs the people of Florida a lot of money. This makes it hard to pay for health care. You can help prevent fraud and abuse by following […]

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Check-Ups are Important!

Please make sure all Ped-I-Care patients have their check-ups according to the AAP’s periodicity schedule.

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Mail: Ped-I-Care, 1699 SW 16th Ave., Third Floor,
Gainesville, FL 32608

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Ped-I-Care’s Contract with CMS Plan for MMA

Under the Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) component of the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC) program, Children’s Medical Services (CMS) has formed a health plan known as Children’s Medical Services Managed Care Plan (CMS Plan). CMS Plan has contracted with Ped-I-Care (in 51 counties) and Community Care Plan (CCP) in 16 counties, to provide a number of administrative services, as well as the provider network for the plan. Statewide MMA implementation for these groups was effective August 1, 2014.