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AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware and Nemours Children’s Health System Sign Provider Contract to Serve Delaware’s Medicaid Population

AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware and Nemours Children's Health System announced today they have signed an agreement that will give AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware members access to Nemours' internationally recognized 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."


About AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware
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. AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware will help Delawareans get proper care and stay well, working with communities in need to achieve positive health outcomes throughout the state. For more information, visit http://www.amerihealthcaritasde.com

About AmeriHealth Caritas
AmeriHealth Caritas is part of the Independence Health Group in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. AmeriHealth Caritas is one of the nation's leaders in health care solutions for those most in need. Operating in 17 states and the District of Columbia, AmeriHealth Caritas serves more than 5.6 million Medicaid, Medicare and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) members through its integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 30 years of experience serving low-income and chronically ill populations. For more information, visit http://www.amerihealthcaritas.com

About Nemours Children's Health System
Nemours is an internationally recognized children's health system that owns and operates the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., and Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando, Fla., along with outpatient facilities in six states, delivering pediatric primary, specialty and urgent care. Nemours also powers the world's most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens, KidsHealth.org and offers on-demand, online video patient visits through Nemours CareConnect.

Established as The Nemours Foundation through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, Nemours provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy, and prevention programs to families in the communities it serves.