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FLASHA Call to Action Concerning ATA/HN1!

Wednesday, July 31, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Shannon Hall-Mills
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FLASHA has had concerns over the use of Third Party Administrators (TPAs) for therapy services by Medicaid MMAs (including Sunshine, Humana, Aetna Better Health, Molina) for many years.  Additionally,  many FLASHA members have expressed their concerns over TPAs including ATA/HN1. The attached letter serves as a summary of those concerns.This letter has been sent to Beth Kidder, Agency for Healthcare Administration, Division of Medicaid as well as the Secretary for the Agency for Healthcare Administration, Mary C. Mayhew.

In June, representatives from FLASHA met in Orlando with representatives from the Florida Occupational Therapy Association, (FOTA) Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA) and the Alliance for Pediatric Therapies.  All Associations present expressed concerns about the use of TPAs with therapy services including ATA/HN1, and all agreed to sign the attached letter.  

It is important for therapy providers to learn about these concerns given their impact on therapy services now and in the future.  We invite all who are concerned to read the letter and if you are in agreement, indicate your support by signing via this survey link.