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Delaware Health and Social Services ("Department") / Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance (DMMA) / Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) initiated proceedings to make available for public review and comment Delaware Medicaid's Proposed Draft Comprehensive Quality Strategy Plan. 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 April 1, 2015 Delaware Register of Regulations, requiring written materials and suggestions from the public concerning the proposed regulations to be produced by April 30, 2015 at which time the Department would receive information, factual evidence and public comment to the said proposed changes to the regulations.
This regulatory posting is to provide public notice and to receive public comments for consideration regarding the Delaware Medicaid Managed Care Quality Strategy Plan. Delaware Health and Social Services/Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance is modifying and updating the current Diamond State Health Plan Medicaid managed care strategy as required by 42 CFR Part 438, Subparts D and E (relating to quality assessment and performance improvement; and external quality review) to incorporate the PROMISE (Promoting Optimal Mental Health for Individuals through Supports and Empowerment) Section 1115 demonstration waiver.
42 U.S.C. §1315, Demonstration projects
Social Security Act §1115, Demonstration projects
42 CFR 431 Subpart G, Section 1115 Demonstrations
Section 1932(c)(1) of the Social Security Act, Quality Assurance Standards, Quality Assessment and Improvement Strategy
42 CFR 438, Subpart D, Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement
42 CFR 438, Subpart E, External Quality Review
Delaware also utilized two (2) prior public input procedures by 1) publishing the Comprehensive Quality Strategy Plan in two (2) major Delaware newspapers for a thirty-day public comment period on March 1, 2015: The News Journal and the Delaware State News; and, 2) holding two public hearings on Monday, March 23, 2015 in Kent County and on Friday, March 27, 2015 in New Castle County.
THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED, that the proposed regulation to make available for public review and comment Delaware Medicaid's Proposed Draft Comprehensive Quality Strategy Plan, is adopted and shall be final effective June 10, 2015.
Last Updated: December 31 1969 19:00:00.
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