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Member Notice Regarding Florida Healthcare Plus, Inc.’s (FHCP) Notice of Receivership

12/19/2014

MEMORANDUM
 
DATE:             December 19, 2014
TO:                  Interested Media
FROM:            Ashley Carr, Deputy Communications Director
                         Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater  
RE:                  Member Notice Regarding Florida Healthcare Plus, Inc.’s (FHCP) Notice of Receivership
 
Please see attached letter from the Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of Rehabilitation and Liquidation which provides consumer guidance regarding Florida Healthcare Plus, Inc.’s receivership process. FHCP was recently ordered into receivership for purposes of rehabilitation, with an automatic liquidation effective at 12:01 a.m. on January 1, 2015. FHCP members have continued health care coverage with the company until January 1, 2015. If members do not select an alternative health coverage plan before January 1st, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will automatically enroll them into original fee-for-service Medicare with a prescription drug plan.
 
The Department encourages all FHCP members to contact 1-800-MEDICARE or a licensed insurance agent to discuss their individual coverage options.
 
Should any additional information be necessary, members of the media can contact CFO Atwater’s press office at (850) 413-2842.
 
All FHCP members will receive a copy of this letter in the mail in the days ahead. A copy of the letter and additional information can be found on the Department’s website by visiting www.MyFloridaCFO.com/division/receiver.
 
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