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Florida: "Dream Team" Sets Up HIV/AIDS Health Plan in Miami

June 19, 2012

A new HIV/AIDS Medicaid health maintenance organization was launched last month in Florida with 350 Miami-Dade patients. Offered by the insurer Simply Healthcare, the Clear Health Alliance (CHA) HMO plan was started because "we have the distinction of having the largest number of new HIV/AIDS cases in the country," said Miguel B. "Mike" Fernandez, Simply Healthcare's creator.

CHA plans to have its own clinics in Wynwood, Overtown, and Liberty City and soon will expand to serve Broward County and other areas of Florida. The alliance styles itself a new "Dream Team" and includes leaders from the University of Miami (UM) medical school and Magic Johnson Enterprises. CHA this month hired Thomas Liberti, chief of the state's HIV/AIDS Bureau for the past 15 years, as a strategic advisor.

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