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Florida Medicaid Health Care Alert

Published: June 28th, 2017

Category: Front Page News

Florida Medicaid, a division of the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), released a memo June 28, 2017 informing providers of delayed July payments. The announcement reads as follows:

Provider Type(s): ALL

Delay in Payment to Florida’s Medicaid Providers

During the first week in July 2017, the Florida Department of Financial Services will be performing the annual close out of the state fiscal year. The Florida Accounting Information Resource (FLAIR) system will be offline until Wednesday, July 5, 2017.  Due to the timing of this mandatory process, the Agency for Health Care Administration will delay payments to Medicaid Providers until Monday, July 10, 2017.

Please note that the “Payment Issue Date” on the remittance advice and all other generated information will remain Wednesday, July 5, 2017. 

This is a one-time delay with the regular Thursday payment schedule returning on July 13, 2017.

If you need assistance or have questions about provider payments please contact the Medicaid Provider Enrollment Call Center at 1-800-289-7799, Option 4.