Tag: HMO

Florida Shifts Medicaid Mental Health Strategy

Seeking to improve care and lower costs, Florida this month became the first state to offer a Medicaid health plan designed exclusively for people with serious mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, major depression or bipolar conditions. The plan — offered by Avon, Conn.-based Magellan Complete Care — is part of

Medicaid Plans to Get Extra Drug $

Florida Medicaid officials have decided to give an extra payment to managed-care plans to cover the unexpected cost of a new treatment for a common viral illness, Hepatitis C. Credit Courtesy of Gilead Sciences Inc. The Agency for Health Care Administration intends to make a “kick payment” to plans to