Sunshine State Health Plan

HNF Stories
10:54 am
Tue June 24, 2014

No Rate Increase? Can It Be?

Update: Late Tuesday, the state Office of Insurance Regulation said information posted about 2015 individual market health insurance rates was incorrect and has been taken off its website. See more.

Something unprecedented may be unfolding in Florida's individual health-insurance market: None of the nine companies that have filed their 2015 rate requests so far wants an increase.

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Health News Florida
9:34 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Broward Ponders $1.29M Insurance Incentive

Broward County Commissioners are considering a $1.29 million incentive package for an unnamed health insurance company wanting to hire 265 employees in Sunrise.

HNF Stories
11:09 am
Thu April 3, 2014

House Health Panel OKs Dental Carveout

The House Health & Human Services Committee on Thursday approved HB 27, which would take away $200 million in children’s dental services from the Medicaid HMOs and other plans that have already contracted with the state to provide complete medical and dental care for patients of all ages.

The bill, sponsored by state Rep. Jose Diaz, R-Miami, passed 11 to 6.

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HNF Stories
11:50 am
Fri October 25, 2013

FL Adds Medicaid Managed Care Contracts

A report from analyst firm Stifel says Florida has added four more Medicaid managed care contracts in addition to the two insurers, Centene and WellCare, that were awarded contracts in September. 

In October, the state gave contracts to Aetna, Amerigroup, UnitedHealth and Molina.

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In Depth
12:05 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

3 Companies Win Big in FL Medicaid

Insurers competed by region for Medicaid's sickest patients.

Three companies stand out as major winners in Florida’s competition for contracts in the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Program for Long-Term Care, a market worth an estimated $3 billion.

They are American Eldercare, Sunshine State Health Plan and UnitedHealthcare of Florida.

American Eldercare -- a little-known Delray Beach firm that specializes in caring for seniors in independent living, assisted living and rehab centers, as well as in their homes --  is the only company that won contracts to enroll customers in every region of the state.

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