Community Care Plan to provide coverage in eight Southeast and South Florida counties to
school-aged children from age five through eighteen
August 15, 2019 – South-Florida-based Community Care Plan (CCP), the health plan with a heart, is pleased to announce that it was awarded a contract to provide subsidized Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and full-pay health insurance coverage through the Florida Healthy Kids plan, which serves school-aged children from age five through the end of age 18. Effective January 1, 2020, CCP will provide coverage in eight Southeast and South Florida counties, including Broward, Indian River, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie.
The Florida Healthy Kids subsidized plan currently serves nearly 193,000 children who are eligible for the subsidized CHIP plan based upon their family’s total household size and annual income, among other eligibility factors. Families who are not eligible for subsidized coverage may purchase coverage for their children through the Florida Healthy Kids full-pay plan, which currently serves approximately 15,500 children throughout the state and is competitively priced and child-centered compared to other options.
“At Community Care Plan, we are committed to serving the children of Southeast and South Florida by providing access to quality health care, and we recognize the significance and trust given to us to help improve the health of the community,” said Jessica Lerner, President and CEO of Community Care Plan.
Introduced in 2000, originally as South Florida Community Care Network, as the first safety-net, hospital-owned Provider Service Network (PSN) in Florida, CCP currently serves members in Medicaid, uninsured programs, and self-insured employee health plans. Headquartered in Sunrise, Florida, CCP is owned by Broward Health and Memorial Healthcare System.
In addition to achieving the highest Quality of Care ranking by the Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) for a Medicaid Health Plan in both the state of Florida and Broward County for two consecutive years , CCP has consistently received high accolades for its outstanding customer service and cost of care.
Community Care Plan’s mission is to positively impact the health and welfare of those that the organization serves. CCP’s health plans cover a wide range of health and medical services and offer an excellent choice of physicians and benefits that helps its members get and stay healthy. The non-profit organization maintains an accreditation status of Accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare as a Health Plan.
For more information, please visit www.CCPcares.org.
About Community Care Plan:
Community Care Plan (CCP), the health plan with a heart, was established in 2000 as South Florida Community Care Network, and is owned by Broward Health (North Broward Hospital District) and Memorial Healthcare System (South Broward Hospital District). CCP serves members in Medicaid; commercial, self-insured employee health plans; and sponsored programs. We strive every day to positively impact the health and wellness of those we serve, by providing them with local access to a high standard of healthcare and community resources. Our health plans cover a wide range of health and medical services and offer an excellent choice of physicians and other benefits that help enrollees get and stay healthy. CCP maintains an accreditation status of Accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare as a Health Plan. For more information, please visit www.CCPcares.org.
About Florida Healthy Kids Corporation:
The Florida Healthy Kids Corporation is a nonprofit, public-private partnership created by the Florida Legislature to expand access to affordable, child-centered health insurance. The Corporation administers Florida Healthy Kids (healthykids.org), a comprehensive health and dental insurance program for Florida children from age 5 through the end of age 18. The Corporation also provides marketing, customer services and administrative services for Florida KidCare. Learn more about the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation at www.healthykids.org.
About Florida KidCare:
Florida KidCare is the umbrella brand for the four government-sponsored health insurance programs – Medicaid, Florida Healthy Kids, MediKids and Children’s Medical Services Managed Care Plan – that together provide a seamless continuum of coverage for Florida children from birth through the end of age 18. Benefits include doctor visits, check-ups, immunizations, prescriptions, emergency care, surgeries, dental care, and more. Most families pay nothing or as little as $15 or $20 per month. Full-pay options are available for those who do not qualify for subsidized coverage. Enrollment is open year-round at floridakidcare.org.