Main AHCA Website

AHCA’s main website for information on Medicaid, Health Quality Assurance and the Florida Center for Health Information and Policy Analysis.

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Florida Health Information Network

This website provides information and resources relating to AHCA’s initiatives for Health Information Technology and Health Information Exchange.

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FloridaHealthFinder.gov

Provides health education and information to compare and locate health care providers in Florida to make well-informed health care decisions.

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AHCA Network of Websites

Resources

Brain and Spinal Cord Injury

Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program

The Florida Department of Health’s Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program offers case management, acute care, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, transitional living, assistive technology, home and vehicle modification, and long-term community-based support for people who have suffered a traumatic brain or spinal cord injury.  For more information call them toll-free at (800) 342-0778, or to view their website click www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/brain-and-spinal-cord-injuries/index.html.

Brain Injury Association of Florida

The Brain Injury Association of Florida (BIAF) is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to inform, educate, support, and advocate on behalf of traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivors, their families and caregivers. BIAF has several offices throughout Florida, where Resource Coordinators are available by phone and in person to assist TBI survivors and family members. They connect families to resources and ensure that the resources are responsive and accessible to meet the needs of the individual. For more information call the toll-free number (800) 992-3442 and view their website www.biaf.org.

Florida Birth-related Neurological Compensation Association

The Florida Birth-Related Neurological Compensation Association (NICA) was created by the Florida Legislature to pay for the care of infants born with certain neurological damage. The plan offers a wide variety of benefits to children who have sustained brain or spinal cord injuries, caused by lack of oxygen or mechanical injury during labor, childbirth or the period of time immediately after birth in a hospital that resulted in the child being injured mentally and physically on a permanent and substantial basis. You have the right to such protection if your doctor is a participating physician in the NICA Plan. For more information call the phone (850) 488-8191, or visit the website www.nica.com.

Florida Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center

The Florida Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center (FSCIRC) serves as the statewide information and resource clearinghouse for persons who have survived a spinal cord injury, their families and friends, healthcare professionals, support groups, and the general public. For more information call their toll-free number (866) 313-2940 and visit their website http://fscirc.com.

OTHER RESOURCES

Be sure to look at the other topics listed in the Medical Help Section by clicking Referral Links.

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