Section 391.055, Florida Statutes 2003
391.055 Service delivery systems.--
(1) The program shall apply managed care methods to ensure the efficient operation of the Children's Medical Services network. Such methods include, but are not limited to, capitation payments, utilization management and review, prior authorization, and case management.
(2) The components of the network are:
(a) Qualified primary care physicians who shall serve as the gatekeepers and who shall be responsible for the provision or authorization of health services to an eligible individual who is enrolled in the Children's Medical Services network.
(b) Comprehensive specialty care arrangements that meet the requirements of s. 391.035 to provide acute care, specialty care, long-term care, and chronic disease management for eligible individuals.
(c) Case management services.
(3) The Children's Medical Services network may contract with school districts participating in the certified school match program pursuant to ss. 409.908(21) and 1011.70 for the provision of school-based services, as provided for in s. 409.9071, for Medicaid-eligible children who are enrolled in the Children's Medical Services network.
History.--s. 13, ch. 98-288; s. 978, ch. 2002-387.