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Delaware General AssemblyDelaware RegulationsMonthly Register of RegulationsApril 2017

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Delaware Health and Social Services ("Department") / Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance initiated proceedings to amend the Title XXI Delaware Healthy Children Program State Plan regarding health service initiatives, specifically, to increase access for low-income children to needed vision services and glasses. The Department's proceedings to amend its regulations were initiated pursuant to 29 Delaware Code Section 10114 and its authority as prescribed by 31 Delaware Code Section 512.
The Department published its notice of proposed regulation changes pursuant to 29 Delaware Code Section 10115 in the February 2017 Delaware Register of Regulations, requiring written materials and suggestions from the public concerning the proposed regulations to be produced by March 3, 2017 at which time the Department would receive information, factual evidence and public comment to the said proposed changes to the regulations.
42 CFR §457.140; State Plans for Child Health Insurance Programs and Outreach, Budgets
42 CFR §457.618(2); State Plans for Child Health Insurance Programs and Outreach, Non-primary Expenditures
42 CFR §457.622(2)(i); State Plans for Child Health Insurance Programs and Outreach, Rate of FFP for State Expenditures
Section 2105(a)(1)(D)(ii) of the Social Security Act; Payments to states for expenditures for health service initiatives
In accordance with the federal public notice requirements established at Section 1902(a)(13)(A) of the Social Security Act and 42 CFR 447.205 and the state public notice requirements of Title 29, Chapter 101 of the Delaware Code, Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS)/Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance (DMMA) gives public notice and provides an open comment period for thirty (30) days to allow all stakeholders an opportunity to provide input regarding this State Plan Amendment. Comments must be received by 4:30 p.m. on March 3, 2017.
(1) Federal FY 2017 represents 9 months; January 2017 through September 2017
Agency Response: DMMA appreciates the Councils' endorsement.
THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED, that the proposed regulation to amend the Title XXI Delaware Healthy Children Program State Plan regarding health service initiatives, specifically, to increase access for low-income children to needed vision services and glasses, is adopted and shall be final effective April 11, 2017.
Last Updated: December 31 1969 19:00:00.
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