Byline: URVAKSH KARKARIA
University of Florida researchers have received a $2.5 million contract to develop a report card on the outcome of Florida's new high-profile plan to reform Medicaid.
During the five-year study, UF investigators will, among other things, grade the plan's fiscal impact and measure the satisfaction, quality of care and outcomes experienced by enrollees and health-care providers as the reform is implemented.
The study, commissioned by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, will "show us both periodically and over the long term how well Medicaid reform is doing" in meeting its goals, AHCA spokesman Jonathan Burns said Monday.
The reform plan, OK'd by the state …