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Medicaid furnishes medical assistance to eligible low-income families and to eligible aged, blind and/or disabled people whose income is insufficient to meet the cost of necessary medical services. Medicaid pays for: doctor visits, hospital care, labs, prescription drugs, transportation, routine shots for children, mental health and substance abuse services. Apply for Medicaid.
Most people receiving Medicaid are enrolled with one of the managed care plans under the Diamond State Health Plan.
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The majority of people receiving Medicaid must choose a family doctor who, along with a managed care organization (MCO), will provide or arrange for all your preventive care and medical needs. The following individuals are not enrolled with a MCO:
Delaware's Diamond State Health Plan (DSHP) 1115 Demonstration Waiver was initially approved in 1995 and implemented beginning January 1, 1996. The DSHP 1115 Demonstration was designed to mandatorily enroll eligible Medicaid recipients into managed care organizations (MCOs) and create cost efficiencies in the Medicaid program that could be used to expand coverage.
As required by 42 CFR 431.408, DMMA must provide opportunity for public comment on proposed DSHP 1115 Waiver amendments, extensions, and renewals. The public is invited to review and comment on the proposed DSHP 1115 Waiver extension.
In compliance with the Special Terms and Conditions of the Diamond State Health Plan (DSHP), Section 1115 Demonstration, the State of Delaware (Delaware Health and Social Services/Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance (DMMA)) publishes this most recently approved Annual Report.
In compliance with the Special Terms and Conditions of the Diamond State Health Plan (DSHP), Section 1115 Demonstration, the State of Delaware (Delaware Health and Social Services/Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance (DMMA)) publishes this Approved Evaluation Design.