Current Suspected Overdose Deaths in Delaware for 2018: 122


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Managing the Health Care Needs of Children with Medical Complexity

In compliance with Budget Epilogue Section 141 of the State of Delaware’s Legislature, 149th Generally Assembly’s act making appropriations for the expense of the State Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018; specifying certain procedures, conditions and limitations for the expenditure of such funds; and amending certain pertinent statutory requirements [House Substitute No. 1 (HS1) for House Bill No. 275 (HB275)], Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS) / Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance (DMMA) has published a comprehensive plan for children with Medical Complexity.

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Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that applies the requirements of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) to Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs), the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Medicaid alternative benefit plans (ABPs). The rule requires Delaware and its contracted Medicaid/CHIP MCOs to be in compliance with the final parity rule by October 2, 2017. This includes providing documentation of parity compliance to the general public and posting this information to the State's Medicaid website by October 2, 2017.

The purpose of this posting is to provide public notice and receive public input for consideration regarding Delaware's draft report of compliance with the final rule.

For additional information about the CMS final Medicaid/CHIP parity rule, use the following link to the CMS website: https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid/benefits/bhs/index.html

DHSS/DMMA gives public notice and provides an open comment period for thirty (30) days to allow all stakeholders an opportunity to provide input on the final Medicaid/CHIP parity rule. The comment period begins on August 1, 2017 and ends on September 11, 2017.

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Monthly enrollment totals for Medicaid and CHIP (connects to Delaware Open Data Portal)

Diamond State Health Plan, Diamond State Health Plan Plus & Children’s Health Insurance Program: Quality Management Strategy 2015

Diamond State Health Plan & Diamond State Health Plan Plus Managed Care Master Service Agreement

Promoting Community-Based Alternatives for Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports for the Elderly and Individuals With Disabilities



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