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Florida: MCO legislation fails to cross finish line

March 17, 2022HME News Staff

TALLAHASEE, Fla. – Language that would have required managed care organizations in Florida to reimburse at no less than 100% of the state’s current Medicaid DME schedule was not included in the final version of an appropriations package, according to AAHomecare. “While we didn’t accomplish our top goal this time around, I am convinced that the extensive work engaging legislators, the Agency for Health Care Administration, the Governor’s office, the Florida Association...

Florida, Home Medical Equipment, Managed Care Organizations

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Florida providers push hard to safeguard Medicaid


Florida providers push hard to safeguard Medicaid

February 4, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Providers in Florida believe new legislation aimed at improving the state’s Medicaid managed care program will provide much-needed stability in a state that has had a troubled relationship with the program in the past.  Introduced in January, House Bill 1165 and Senate Bill 1540 would require payers to reimburse providers at 100% of the state’s fee schedule for durable medical equipment and complex rehab technology.   “The cost of goods,...

FAHCS, Florida, Home Medical Equipment, MCOs, Medicaid Managed Care

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Rehab Medical opens fifth location in Florida

July 13, 2021HME News Staff

INDIANAPOLIS – Rehab Medical has opened a new office in Tampa, Fla., the next step in the company’s plans to expand its mobility services along the U.S. coastline. Rehab Medical opened its first location on the coast in Pensacola, Fla., nearly 10 years ago and has since opened locations in Winter Haven, Tallahassee, Orlando and now Tampa. “We are excited to open the Tampa office as part of Rehab Medical’s continued growth plan,” said Paul Martin, regional sales...

Complex Rehab, Florida, Organic growth, Rehab Medical

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Univita assets sold

November 13, 2015HME News Staff

MIRAMAR, Fla. - A chunk of Univita Health's assets sold this week for $2.5 million. Just prior to a telephone auction on Nov. 11, the trustee for the provider's bankruptcy case accepted a bid from Integrated Home Care Investors. The assets include seven Florida locations, office equipment and furniture, supplies, HME inventory and a fleet of 90 vehicles. The sale is expected to close Nov. 16. The Miami-based Integrated Home Care is led by Jorge Pereda, a former CEO of All-Med Services of Florida,...

Auction, Bankruptcy, Florida, Univita

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GMEA picks up three providers in Florida

November 21, 2012HME News Staff

PHOENIX - Global Medical Equipment of America (GMEA) announced in November that it has acquired Premier Home Healthcare, Ponce Home Medical Equipment and Bayonet Point, all based in Florida. “We have now added strategic locations to enable full service for the northern Florida area,” stated Vincent DeNoto, area business director for GMEA, in a press release. “These new locations bring capability to expand our existing Palm Coast operation.” Premier is based in Orlando and...

Acquisitions, Florida, GMEA, Home Medical Equipment

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