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CMS Managed Medical Assistance (MMA)

The 2011 Florida Legislature created Part IV of Chapter 409, Florida Statutes, to establish the Florida Medicaid program as a statewide, integrated managed care program for all covered services, including long-term care services.

Children's Medical Services Network (CMSN) will serve as a statewide specialty plan for children with chronic conditions under the Managed Medical Assistance component of this new Medicaid program.

What Services are covered?

Advanced registered nurse practitioner services Medical supplies, equipment, prostheses and orthoses
Ambulatory surgical treatment center services Mental health services
Birthing center services Nursing care
Chiropractic services Optical services and supplies
Dental services Optometrist services
Early periodic screening diagnosis and treatment services for recipients under age 21 Palliative care
Emergency services Physical, occupational, respiratory, and speech therapy
Family planning services and supplies (some exception) Physician services, including physician assistant services
Healthy Start Services (some exception) Podiatric services
Hearing services Prescription drugs
Home health agency services Renal dialysis services
Hospice services Respiratory equipment and supplies
Hospital inpatient services Rural health clinic services
Hospital outpatient services Substance abuse treatment services
Laboratory and imaging services Transportation to access covered services

How does a child qualify?

  • Must be Medicaid eligible
  • Must be under 21
  • Must meet CMS clinical screening requirements

How to locate a provider
You can then search a provider by name, type, location and proximity. To search, please click the links below. A Geographic Information System (GIS) application will bring you a "state of the art" search.

  • Search Provider by Name, Type and Location
  • Search Provider by Proximity

Enrollee Handbook

Florida Medicaid Preferred Drug List (PDL)

Prior authorization, step-edit criteria, and protocol for non-PDL drugs

Cultural Competency Plan (CCP)

Provider Handbook

Provider Complaint System Policies and Procedures

HEDIS performance measures

Notice of security breach involving 10 or more individuals


Please visit this site frequently for updates and additional member and provider information.