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The latest press releases from the Department of Medical Assistance Services.

Virginia Medicaid Announces Rebidding of Managed Care Contracts

Date: 09.01.2023

Richmond – The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) has announced today the rebid of Medicaid managed care contracts. DMAS currently serves 2.1 million Virginians through its Cardinal Care programs.

DMAS Hosts Summit to Educate Stakeholders about Unwinding Process

Date: 03.09.2023

Richmond – The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) yesterday gathered over 300 health care advocates, Medicaid providers and others to provide education and answer questions about the return to normal enrollment process for all 2.2 million Medicaid members.

Temporary Benefits for Several Virginia Assistance Programs Will End Soon

Date: 03.06.2023

Richmond - Several medical, food and financial assistance flexibilities and programs administered by the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) and the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) are set to expire due to recent changes in federal legislation.

Se acerca el final de los beneficios temporales para varios programas de asistencia de Virginia

Date: 03.06.2023

Richmond - Varias flexibilidades y programas de asistencia médica, alimentaria y financiera administrados por el Departamento de Servicios Sociales de Virginia (VDSS) y el Departamento de Servicios de Asistencia Médica de Virginia (DMAS) caducarán debido a cambios recientes en la legislación federal.

Virginia Medicaid to Transform Managed Care

Date: 10.04.2022

Richmond – Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources John Littel today announced that the Commonwealth’s Medicaid agency plans to launch a transformational new procurement next year to drive innovation and strengthen quality and accountability in its managed care program.


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