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Health Insurance MarketPlace Information You Want To Know

Do you or someone you know plan to use the Health Insurance Marketplace to purchase health care coverage in 2015? Are you prepared to navigate the Marketplace to find the health insurance plan that best fits you and your family needs? Here is a short guide to changes and improvements at Healthcare.gov and the Health […]

Health Insurance Marketplace Dates You Don’t Want To Miss

Are you or someone you know planning to apply for health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace? Then you might want to take note of the following important dates for the upcoming enrollment period. Key Dates for 2015 Marketplace Enrollment The 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment period is fast approaching! This open enrollment period […]

Medicaid Managed Care And Mental Health Calls – July to December 2013

The July through December 2013 schedule of Medicaid Managed Care and Mental Health calls is now available. Join Delaware Family Voices, other families, and various health care professionals in monthly parent-managed conference calls on Medicaid, managed care and mental health concerns. Through these call-ins, families and professionals work together to address questions and issues families […]

Announcing the 2013 Managed Care and Mental Health Care Call-In Schedule

   The January through June schedule for the Delaware Family Voices Managed Care and Mental Health conference calls is now available. The calls will continue to be held on the second Tuesday of each month and will be from 11:00am to 1:00pm, EST. Specific dates and topics of discussion are as follows: January 8 – […]

The Affordable Care Act – What Does It Mean For Families?

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Affordable Care Act (ACA), putting into place comprehensive health care changes that were scheduled for implementation over the next four years. Almost immediately, ACA provisions began phasing in, despite court challenges to the ACA. In June 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld nearly all of these […]

Managed Care and Mental Health Conference Calls

Join Delaware Family Voices, other families, and various health care professionals in monthly parent-managed conference calls on Medicaid, managed care and mental health concerns. Delaware Family Voices hosts monthly conference calls to provide families and professionals the opportunity to work together and address questions and issues families might have regarding mental health, Medicaid, and managed […]

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds The Affordable Care Act

What’s next for children with special health care needs? In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme court upheld the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare reform law, the Affordable Care Act. Several outcomes from the ruling include: The provisions that have already been implemented, including prohibiting pre-existing condition exclusions for children under age 18 and allowing […]

Delaware Essential Health Benefits Public Forum And Open Comment Period

Calling All Delawareans – The state of Delaware is currently defining it’s benchmark health care plan in compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. You are invited to provide feedback during this timeframe – your feedback can affect the future of Delaware health insurance plans. Background: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires […]

In Memorium: Katie Beckett, March 9, 1978 – May 18, 2012

Where It All Began. Five months after her birth in 1978, Katie Beckett contracted viral encephalitis, a brain infection, that caused her to lapse into a coma. Katie eventually recovered, but the encephalitis and resultant coma left her partially paralyzed and unable to breath without the use of a respirator twelve hours a day. At […]

The May Issue of The Voice Is Here!

The May 2012 edition of our quarterly newsletter, The Voice, is now available. Featured articles include: The Able Act Meet Senator Carper Medicaid and Managed Care Questions? Parent to Parent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) App Rec4 All Get The Facts In Memorium – Katie Beckett Check it out today! Want to learn more? Let […]

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