On November 30, 2018, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved an amendment to the Florida Medicaid Managed Medical Assistance Waiver program that adds community behavioral health provider organizations as a participating provider group to the low-income pool (LIP). This change goes into effect for state fiscal year (SFY) 2018/19. Community behavioral health providers are organizations participating in the substance use disorder and mental health safety net system (Central Receiving Systems) administered by the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF). Eligible provider organizations must be enrolled as a Medicaid provider. A Central Receiving System . . .