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12377 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32837
1335 Winter Garden Vineland Road Suite 120, Winter Garden, FL 34787
1133 West Airport Blvd., Sanford, FL 32773
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Child at play in therapy.

Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care – pediatric nursing care and therapy, all in one fun place.

BrightStart PPEC centers are the most reliable nursing and therapy option for special needs patients.

At BrightStart Pediatrics, our business is caring for kids. We focus on providing the best nursing care and therapy. Service is guaranteed and our staff ensures consistent care and ongoing assessment.

BrightStart PPEC Centers – Different By Design

Our facilities are clean, bright and comfortable. Only BrightStart centers offer separate rooms to support different developmental levels – infants, toddlers, non-mobile and preschool-aged children.


Your Safety is Our Priority!

BrightStart is a PPEC (Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care) providing medically fragile children nursing, therapy and love at our three locations in Central Florida. Like everyone, our world stopped in March of 2020. In the early days of this pandemic there was a lot of fear and not a lot of knowledge. At BrightStart, we closed completely for a brief period while we consulted with our Medical Directors, developed safety protocols and searched for necessary supplies....

Four little girls putting their hands together.

BrightStart – Medicaid and the Medically Fragile Child

Medicaid and the Medically Fragile Child by Linda Brown, BrightStart Pediatrics   Florida Medicaid. It is a wonderful benefit for those in need, but it can also be very confusing. Several years ago, the state of Florida implemented a Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC) Program. This program requires most recipients to be enrolled in a Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) plan contracted with the State of Florida to administer their Medicaid benefits. This style of healthcare...

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