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|December 14, 2018
THE SMMC NEWLY COVERED SERVICES AND AGENCY PROVIDED PROGRAM SNAPSHOT
SMMC New Contract Period Started December 1, 2018 for Regions 9, 10, 11
Continuity of Care does apply with the transition of these newly covered services. The Agency has instituted the following COC provisions:
The Agency is providing updates to the SMMC program regularly that are being relayed onto you as available. One of these updates, is the newly updated Snapshot of the Florida Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Program that includes details of the program in a quick reference format.
Further detail on Member Portal can be found here.
If you have questions, please contact Dana McHugh via email or by calling her at (850) 339-2909.
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Medicare Cuts Payments to Nursing Homes Whose Patients Keep Ending Up In Hospital - The federal government has taken a new step to reduce avoidable hospital readmissions of nursing home patients by lowering a year’s worth of payments to nearly 11,000 nursing homes. It gave bonuses to nearly 4,000 others. Read more...
Health plan updates
CVS Health has Completed its Acquisition of Aetna. The combination of CVS Health and Aetna is a transformative moment for our company and our industry. Read more...
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