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2016 Florida Statutes

SECTION 9133
Pilot project for home health care management.
F.S. 409.9133
409.9133 Pilot project for home health care management.The Agency for Health Care Administration shall expand the comprehensive care management pilot project for home health services statewide and include private duty nursing and personal care services effective July 1, 2012, except in counties in which the program will not be cost-effective, as determined by the agency. The program must include face-to-face assessments by a nurse licensed pursuant to chapter 464, consultation with physicians ordering services to substantiate the medical necessity for services, and on-site or desk reviews of recipients’ medical records. The agency may contract with a qualified organization to implement or expand the pilot project. The agency shall use the current contract to expand the comprehensive care management pilot project to include the additional services and counties as authorized under this section. The agency may seek amendments to the Medicaid state plan and waivers of federal laws, as necessary, to implement or expand the pilot project.
History.s. 22, ch. 2009-55; s. 32, ch. 2009-223; s. 17, ch. 2012-33.