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Division Director

Sha'Ron James

Assistant Director

Al Willis


Division of Rehabilitation and Liquidation
Alexander Bldg.,
2020 Capital Circle SE, Ste. 310
Tallahassee, FL 32301
1-800-882-3054
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Company Information
Vantage Health Plan, inc.

Name of Company: Vantage Health Plan, Inc.
case Number: 99-5065
Date of Liquidation: September 14, 1999
Policy Cancellation Date: Not Applicable
Claims Filing Deadline: May 31, 2000
Date of closure: October 31, 2013
Guaranty Association: Florida Health Maintenance Organization Consumer Assistance Plan
Type of Coverage: Health Maintenance Organization
State of Domicile: Florida
Status of Receivership: Liquidation

Notice of Liquidation

Vantage Health Plan, Inc. ("Vantage") was placed in liquidation on September 14, 1999. Proof of claim forms have been mailed. The deadline for filing a claim with the Receiver was May 31, 2000. If you have submitted a proof of claim form you have been notified, in writing, of the Receiver's recommendation on your claim.

Claims Evaluation and Distributions

On July 12, 2002, the First Interim Report on Non-Guaranty Association Claims was filed with the Second Judicial Circuit Court in and for Leon County, Florida ("Court") in the estate of Vantage.  On July 17, 2002, the Court issued an order approving the report on Non-Guaranty Association Claims. On July 22, 2002, notices were mailed to 79 Vantage claimants informing them of the Receiver's recommendations concerning the classifications and amounts on their claims, along with instructions on how to proceed if a claimant objects to the recommendations. Objections were required to be filed by the claimant, in writing, with both the Court and the Receiver and postmarked by August 30, 2002. Objections filed after that date were not considered.

On February 16, 2006, the Receiver filed a motion for approval of the Final Claims Report, the Final Distribution Report, Distribution Accounting and approval to make a distribution to claimants in Class 1 and Class 2. On February 21, 2006, an order was entered that granted approval for the Receiver to mail distribution checks representing 100% of the recommended and adjudicated amount to claimants in Class 1 and Class 2. As a result of the order, 2 claimants were approved to receive a distribution check. The checks were mailed on March 7, 2006. There were no Class 3 claimants.

The Receiver mailed 68 checks totaling $560,361.77 on July 1, 2013. These checks represented payment 0f 100% of the Class 6 claims filed against the Vantage estate. This was the final distribution from the Vantage estate. All uncashed claims checks were remitted to the Bureau of Unclaimed Property. Their website address is https://www.fltreasurehunt.org/.

On October 21, 2013, Judge Cooper signed the Order Approving Receiver's Discharge Accounting Statement, Directing final Discharge of Receiver, Authorizing Destruction of Obsolete Records, Directing Disposition of Remaining Assets and Closing Estate. The Vantage estate closed at 12:01 AM on October 31, 2013.