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MEDIA ADVISORY: Department to Hold Rulemaking Workshop for CMS Plan Clinical Eligibility

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

April 13, 2016

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April 13, 2016



Communications Office
(850) 245-4111

Tallahassee, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health is continuing the administrative rulemaking process regarding clinical eligibility criteria for the Children’s Medical Services Managed Care Plan (CMS Plan). The CMS Plan provides high quality, specialty health care to children with serious and chronic health care needs.

The department will host the rule development workshop on April 20 to review rules 64C-2.002 and 64C-2.003 and engage stakeholders in a discussion about the parent-based screening tool and physician attestation form used to determine clinical eligibility for the CMS Plan.

WHAT: CMS Plan Rulemaking Workshop

WHEN: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
             9 a.m.

WHERE: Florida Department of Health
               4052 Bald Cypress Way, Room 301
               Tallahassee, FL 32399

Any member of the public wishing to submit suggestions for the department’s consideration in advance of the meeting may send their comments to Kelli Stannard at Public comments will also be taken at the workshop on April 20.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Kelli Stannard at (850)245-4222 or If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

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