The latest press releases from the Department of Medical Assistance Services.
RICHMOND – The Virginia Medicaid agency has been awarded a $5 million federal planning grant to increase access to evidence-based treatment for opioid addiction and other substance use disorders.
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Dr. Jennifer Lee, the Director of the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS), will step down effective October 9 after successfully leading the Medicaid agency through the largest expansion of health coverage in Virginia in decades.
ALEXANDRIA—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that more than 300,000 Virginia adults are enrolled in health coverage and receiving medical services since the Commonwealth expanded its Medicaid program. Governor Northam made the announcement at Neighborhood Health, a community health center serving more than 25,000 patients annually at 12 locations in Alexandria, Arlington, and Fairfax County.
Richmond – The Virginia Medicaid agency announced a series of strategies Monday to end maternal and infant mortality among its members by 2025.
RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) today announced a significant policy change that will increase access to lifesaving treatment for Medicaid members with opioid addiction.