Tag: centers for medicare & medicaid services

Florida TaxWatch Notes How Directed Payment Program (DPP) Can Address Medicaid Funding Gap

The FTW report evaluates the impact of COVID-19 on Florida’s Medicaid program and explores the use of Medicaid DPP as an option to minimize the gap between a hospital’s cost of care for Medicaid patients and the reimbursement the hospital actually receives.

Rick Scott: Medical License Verification Act Will Cut Down on Healthcare Fraud

Scott’s office insisted the bill will help “prevent fraud in the healthcare system by requiring the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to verify that an applicant’s medical license is valid and in good standing prior to issuing them a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number, which is required by healthcare providers to bill for insurance.”
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Marco Rubio: CMS Needs to Expand Access to Care and Resources for Families with...

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined senators from both sides of the aisle last week to urge the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to conduct an outreach campaign to educate clinicians, Medicare beneficiaries with cognitive impairment, and their families on the assessment and care planning services currently available to them.
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Marco Rubio, Strong Majority of Senate Call on CMS to Protect Medicare Advantage

Rubio and the senators went to bat for Medicaid Advantage, noting in 2018 it provided care to more than 21 million seniors and disabled Americans, including almost 1.8 million residents of the Sunshine State. 

HHS Activates Aid for Uninsured Floridians Needing Medicine After Hurricane Michael

The program pays for prescription medications for people without health insurance who are affected by disasters. More than 4,900 Florida pharmacies participate in EPAP, and more than 72,000 pharmacies participate nationwide.
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