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Florida’s waiver request to omit 90 day retroactive coverage for all adults over age 21 was approved November 30, 2018.

As part of that waiver, CMS also approved the state’s request to change it current managed care waiver in order to restructure its Low Income pool, a unique Medicaid financing mechanism for hospitals. For more information on Florida’s LIP program and similar financing programs in other states, see the “Other Resources” Section. 

 

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Retroactive Coverage

The state’s request to omit 90 day retroactive coverage for all Florida Medicaid enrollee over the age of 21 was approved. Coverage will take effect the first day of the month that a person applies.