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State Releases First Health Care Benchmark Trend Report for 2019

Latest Step in Effort to Reduce Cost, Improve Quality of Care in Delaware DOVER (April 1, 2021) – Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Molly Magarik presented the state’s first Benchmark Trend Report at today’s Delaware Health Care Commission (DHCC) meeting, summarizing health care spending and quality data collected for calendar year 2019. […]




DHSS Updates Guidance for Visitation at Delaware’s Long-Term Care Facilities

NEW CASTLE (March 26, 2021) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) has updated its guidance to Delaware’s long-term care facilities following recent federal recommendations that allow for expanded indoor visitation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance was updated last week and was sent to the state’s 86 long-term care (LTC) facilities; it […]




Dental Coverage for Low-Income Adults in Delaware Begins Oct. 1

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 29, 2020) – Adult Delawareans who receive Medicaid will automatically get dental coverage as part of their plan starting Oct. 1. Governor John Carney signed legislation establishing the Medicaid adult dental benefit in August 2019. Implementation was originally scheduled for April 2020, but was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Beginning Oct. 1, […]




DHSS Authorizes Four Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 22, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance has authorized four health-care provider groups to serve as Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), important participants in the state’s effort to innovate around the quality and cost of health care, and to improve health outcomes for […]




DHSS Awarded $3.58 Million Federal Grant to Increase Addiction Treatment Capacity Among Medicaid Providers

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 26, 2019) – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently awarded the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services a $3.58 million planning grant to increase the treatment capacity of Medicaid providers to deliver substance use disorder treatment and recovery services to Delawareans in need. Delaware was one of 15 […]







 Pages Tagged With: "medicaid"

State Releases First Health Care Benchmark Trend Report for 2019

Latest Step in Effort to Reduce Cost, Improve Quality of Care in Delaware DOVER (April 1, 2021) – Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Molly Magarik presented the state’s first Benchmark Trend Report at today’s Delaware Health Care Commission (DHCC) meeting, summarizing health care spending and quality data collected for calendar year 2019. […]




DHSS Updates Guidance for Visitation at Delaware’s Long-Term Care Facilities

NEW CASTLE (March 26, 2021) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) has updated its guidance to Delaware’s long-term care facilities following recent federal recommendations that allow for expanded indoor visitation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance was updated last week and was sent to the state’s 86 long-term care (LTC) facilities; it […]




Dental Coverage for Low-Income Adults in Delaware Begins Oct. 1

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 29, 2020) – Adult Delawareans who receive Medicaid will automatically get dental coverage as part of their plan starting Oct. 1. Governor John Carney signed legislation establishing the Medicaid adult dental benefit in August 2019. Implementation was originally scheduled for April 2020, but was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Beginning Oct. 1, […]




DHSS Authorizes Four Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 22, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance has authorized four health-care provider groups to serve as Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), important participants in the state’s effort to innovate around the quality and cost of health care, and to improve health outcomes for […]




DHSS Awarded $3.58 Million Federal Grant to Increase Addiction Treatment Capacity Among Medicaid Providers

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 26, 2019) – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently awarded the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services a $3.58 million planning grant to increase the treatment capacity of Medicaid providers to deliver substance use disorder treatment and recovery services to Delawareans in need. Delaware was one of 15 […]