AmeriHealth Caritas DelawareandNemours Children’s Health Systemannounced signed an agreement that will give AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware members access to Nemours’ hospitals, physicians, and other health care services and facilities.
AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware is a managed care health plan serving Delawareans using Medicaid and long-term services and supports.
AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware members will be able to receive care from the following Nemours-affiliated locations:
- Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington
- 12 Delaware primary care clinics located throughout the state
- Nemours specialty care locations throughout Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, including the Nemours Urgent Care center in Glen Mills, Pa.
“AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware is thrilled to contract with Nemours Children’s Health System, ensuring children across the First State have access to their world-renowned health care expertise,” said AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware Market President Emmilyn Lawson. “This contract underscores our commitment to offering high quality, value-based care, and a robust provider network throughout the state of Delaware.”
“Nemours Children’s Health System is very happy to be partnering with AmeriHealth Caritas and its new Delaware Medicaid plan,” said Roy Proujansky, M.D., chief executive of Delaware Valley Operations for Nemours Children’s Health System. “Putting children first is at the forefront of everything we do. We look forward to working with AmeriHealth Caritas to ensure more children in Delaware get the care they need, when they need it most.”
AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware, part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, is one of the Medicaid managed care plans that participate in the Diamond State Health Plan and Diamond State Health Plan-Plus programs. For more information, visitwww.amerihealthcaritasde.com.