Section 430.707, Florida Statutes 2009
(1) The department, in consultation with the agency, shall select and contract with managed care organizations and, on a prepaid basis, with other qualified providers as defined in s. 430.703(7) to provide long-term care within community diversion pilot project areas. All providers shall report quarterly to the department regarding the entity's compliance with all the financial and quality assurance requirements of the contract.
(2) The department, in consultation with the agency, may contract with entities that have submitted an application as a community nursing home diversion project as of July 1, 1998, to provide benefits pursuant to the "Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly" as established in Pub. L. No. 105-33. For the purposes of this community nursing home diversion project, such entities are exempt from the requirements of chapter 641 if the entity is a private, nonprofit, superior-rated nursing home and if at least 50 percent of its residents are eligible for Medicaid. The agency, in consultation with the department, shall accept and forward to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services an application for expansion of the pilot project from an entity that provides benefits pursuant to the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly and that is in good standing with the agency, the department, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
History.--s. 7, ch. 97-87; s. 2, ch. 98-327; s. 24, ch. 2000-163; s. 4, ch. 2005-208; s. 19, ch. 2009-55.