In 2011, the Florida Legislature created a new program called Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC). Because of this program, the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) will need to change how some individuals receive their health care from the Florida Medicaid Program.
There are two different parts that make up the SMMC program:
Medicaid recipients who qualify and become enrolled in MMA will receive all health care services (other than long-term care) from a managed care plan. Medicaid recipients who qualify and become enrolled in LTC will receive long-term care services from a Long-term Care managed care plan.
What does the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care program do?
Florida’s SMMC program is changing the way Medicaid health care services are provided. This means that Medicaid members will receive their health care services through a managed care plan. Keep in mind that MMA plans will cover services such as prescriptions, doctors’ visits and hospital stays.
All MMA plans offer the following health care services:
The State will send Medicaid recipients a letter notifying them as to whether or not they are required to enroll in the SMMC MMA program.
Note: The SMMC program will not change your Medicare benefits.
On this website you will find information about your health care options and the MMA plan choices available to you, which include: