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Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance to Gather Feedback on Managed Care Organizations, Ways to Improve Program

  NEW CASTLE (July 13, 2021) – The Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance (DMMA) is beginning the process of identifying Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) to operate its Medicaid Managed Care Program beginning Jan. 1, 2023. DMMA currently contracts with two MCOs, AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware and Highmark Health Options. […]




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 […]







 Pages Tagged With: "medicaid"

Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance to Gather Feedback on Managed Care Organizations, Ways to Improve Program

  NEW CASTLE (July 13, 2021) – The Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance (DMMA) is beginning the process of identifying Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) to operate its Medicaid Managed Care Program beginning Jan. 1, 2023. DMMA currently contracts with two MCOs, AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware and Highmark Health Options. […]




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 […]