Lighthouse News

Lighthouse Health Plan Celebrates Successful First Year of Operations as Provider Sponsored Network

Pensacola, Florida (January 14, 2020) - Lighthouse Health Plan is celebrating its first year in operation with an open house scheduled for January 28, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at their headquarters, 700 East Gregory Street in Pensacola, Fla.

On February 1, 2019, Lighthouse officially launched a new, local way of thinking about Medicaid health care and the role of health plans in our communities. As a doctor-led Medicaid health plan based in the Florida Panhandle, Lighthouse has grown by 17 percent, from 25,574 to 30,021 members in its first year.

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Florida Medicaid Open Enrollment Coming Dec 1 – Jan 31

Lighthouse Health Plan Announces Release of Additional Expanded Benefits

Pensacola, Florida (November 14, 2019) – Lighthouse Health Plan announced today that there will be a state-wide Medicaid Open Enrollment Period, a time in which Medicaid recipients may change health care plans without a state approved "good cause" reason. According to the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), the state agency that manages the Florida Medicaid program, plan changes will need to be made by the last day of the open enrollment period for the enrollee’s region.

Lighthouse Health Plan Launches First Member Advisory Board Meeting

Medicaid Program Empowers Members to Help Shape Healthcare 

Tallahassee, Fl (July 17, 2019) – Lighthouse Health Plan is excited to announce the official launch of our first regional Member Advisory Board. This Board will bring together Lighthouse members, health plan representatives, and community leaders to discuss how to deliver Lighthouse programs with the goal of improving health in the region.

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Lighthouse Awarded NCQA Interim Health Plan Accreditation

Pensacola, Florida (July 11, 2019) – Lighthouse Health Plan announced today that it has been awarded an Accreditation status of “Interim” by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality.

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Lighthouse Announces Membership Tops 28,000

Pensacola, Florida (May 13, 2019) - Today, Lighthouse Health Plan is pleased to announce a membership of over 28,000 Medicaid members, significantly exceeding enrollment expectations.  This membership represents an increase of over 4,000 members since launching in February 2019, or an increase of approximately 17 percent. 

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