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Division of Rehabilitation and Liquidation

Division Director

Toma Wilkerson

Assistant Division Director

Mary Linzee Branham

Division of Rehabilitation and Liquidation
Alexander Building
2020 Capital Circle SE
Suite 310
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Company Information
Universal Health Care, Inc.

Name of Company: Universal Health Care, Inc.
CASE NUMBER: 2013 CA 375
Date of Rehabilitation: March 21, 2013
Date of Liquidation: April 1, 2013
Policy Cancellation Date: April 1, 2013
Claims Filing Deadline: June 30, 2014
Guaranty Association: None
Type of Coverage: Health Maintenance Organization
State of Domicile: Florida
Status of Receivership: Liquidation

Notice of Receivership

Effective March 21, 2013, Universal Health Care, Inc. (“UHC”) was ordered into receivership for purposes of rehabilitation by the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Leon County, Florida.  The Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of Rehabilitation and Liquidation, is the court appointed Receiver of UHC.  Effective April 1, 2013, pursuant to the Court Order, UHC automatically moved into receivership for purposes of liquidation.

Background Information

UHC was licensed as a health maintenance organization in Florida.  The company had approximately 40,000 Medicare members, approximately 60,000 Medicaid members and approximately 1,400 Nursing Home Diversion Program members as of February 2013. It was a Florida corporation which was licensed in February 2003 and was headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Medicare and Medicaid contracts and premiums are administered through the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The Nursing Home Diversion Program is administered through the Florida Department of Elder Affairs (Elder Affairs).  The Florida Department of Financial Services worked with CMS and the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) to assist in the efforts to provide a smooth transition for Universal Health Care’s members to other Medicare/Medicaid providers.

Please Note: Universal Health Care, Inc. has an affiliated Life and Health Insurance Company – Universal Health Care Insurance Company (UHCIC) – which is also subject to this receivership action.  See the Receiver's UHCIC website for more information.