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For Members

CMS Plan

The CMS Plan strives to provide timely and helpful information and assistance to our members. Please review the information below and know that you may also contact your Care Coordinator with any questions that you may have.

CMS Plan is on the move!  To learn more about upcoming changes, please review our New Model Q&A.  To learn more about the member transition and see the draft member ID Card.

I heard that the CMS Plan is changing. Why? This is to make the plan better. What do I need to do? Nothing, for now! Our enrollment process is not changing. Be on the lookout for new information in summer / fall of 2018 in the mail and on this page.

Member Newsletter 

The newest member newsletter, Care Connection (Summer 2018), is here! Check it out. There is information on safe swimming, smart beverage choices, talking to your doctors and more.

Also, look back on the spring 2018 newsletter

Member Resources

Ped-I-Care Handbook (North and Central Florida counties)

Ped-I-Care ID Card

Community Care Plan HandbookFormerly known as South Florida Community Care Network (South Florida counties)

Community Care Plan ID CardFormerly known as South Florida Community Care Network

Non-Discrimination Document

Member Rights and Responsibilities

All CMS Plan members have certain rights and responsibilities. You can read some of them by viewing the Member Rights and Responsibilities document. You can also read about them in your member handbook. 

Covered Services

If you would like to know what services are covered by the CMS Plan, please visit our Eligibility and Services page.

Find a Health Care Professional 

Looking for a CMS provider near you? Try our provider search tool or view the provider directory for your region below:

Region 1Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton Counties
Region 2Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Washington, Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor and Wakulla Counties
Region 3Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Putnam, Suwannee, Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion, Sumter and Union Counties
Region 4Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Saint Johns and Volusia Counties
Region 5Pasco and Pinellas Counties
Region 6Hardee, Highlands, Polk, Manatee and Hillsborough Counties
Region 7Brevard, Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties
Region 8Charlotte, DeSoto, Sarasota, Glades, Hendry, Lee and Collier Counties
Region 9Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, St. Lucie and Palm Beach Counties
Region 10Broward County

Region 11

Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties

Care Coordination 

Children who have special health care needs often require extensive health care services. Getting the necessary services to maintain your child's health may involve working with different health care providers, state agencies and local community resources. You will have the help you need so that your child's complex medical issues will be appropriately managed by the health care system.

Children's Medical Services offers care coordination services to help guide families through the health care system. CMS care coordinators are nurses and social workers who work with the child's family and doctors to identify needs and the resources available to meet these health care needs. Care coordinators help your family schedule doctor visits, medical tests, or procedures and may also assist in getting behavioral, developmental, and social services.

The Office of the Children's Medical Services Managed Care Plan (CMS Plan) is a proud partner of FloridaHATS, which works collaboratively with CMS Plan and other partners statewide to make the transition from pediatric to adult health care for young Floridians with or without disabilities or special health care needs as seamless as possible. On the FloridaHATS website (, you will find information for families and youth, including an interactive Transition Toolkit that supports the transition process.

Health and Wellness Programs

  • Management of Complicated and Chronic Diseases
  • Healthy Behaviors
  • Quality Enhancements
  • Child Health Check Up (CHCUP)
  • Printable Health and Wellness Education Materials
Some people have an illness that can get worse if not watched closely by nurses and doctors. Your Nurse Care Coordinator is here to help. Call your CMS Area Office for more help. We have special, free programs for some illnesses. They are called Disease Management or Healthy Behavior Programs. These programs help you manage your care. They help you stay well and not get worse. We have programs for diabetes, asthma, sickle cell anemia and ADHD/ADD. You can ask you PCP for more information or call your care coordinator.

CMS Plan offers three Healthy Behavior programs to all members. The programs are below.

  • Smoking Cessation to stop using tobacco
  • Healthiest Weight to lose weight
  • Alcohol or Drug Abuse recovery program

We can assist you in getting help with more than just medical care. This includes help to stay healthy. These programs include but are not limited to the following:

  • Children's Programs
  • Domestic Violence
  • Pregnancy Prevention
  • Prenatal/Postpartum Pregnancy Program
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Substance Abuse
  • Behavioral Health
  • Community Based Programs

If you would like to learn more about these programs, call your Care Coordinator.

Services to enrollees under 21 years of age include:

  • Hearing, vision and dental screening
  • Health and development history
  • Updating of routine immunizations
  • Referrals for more diagnosis and treatment as needed
  • Therapy services when needed and arranged by his/her doctor
  • Development and nutritional assessment

Limited: No Limits

Below are links to some health and wellness information you can print. They have information about healthy eating and staying active. There is also information about quitting tobacco, dental health and planning for emergencies.

Healthiest Weight Florida 60 Day Challenge
Healthiest Weight Florida Recipe Cards
Tobacco Free Florida Quit Kit
American Cancer Society Quit Guide
Dental Sealants Infographic
Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Booklet for People with Disabilities and Special Needs

Prescription Drugs 

The CMS Plan covers prescription drugs as provided for in the Florida Medicaid Preferred Drug List.