The latest press releases from the Department of Medical Assistance Services.
Richmond – The Virginia Medicaid agency today announced the launch of a new dashboard tracking quality performance measures for its managed care program.
Richmond – Virginia Medicaid members have access, starting December 1, 2021, to six new behavioral health services that strengthen crisis response, address a national emergency in children’s mental health care and provide new supports for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Richmond – The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) today announced the Commonwealth has received federal approval to guarantee that Medicaid members can maintain their health coverage for 12 months following pregnancy. Currently, some Medicaid members lose access to care 60 days after the end of a pregnancy. The expanded coverage will enable new parents to receive critical postpartum care, an important step in improving health outcomes for both parents and babies.
Richmond – The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) today announced the launch of a new portal that allows Medicaid members, applicants and health care providers to file appeals online through a secure web-based platform.
Richmond – The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) today announced a new policy that allows Medicaid members to receive a 12-month supply of contraceptives, an increase from the one-month supply permitted under previous rules.