Christiana Care, Americahealth Caritas sign Medicaid agreement


AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware and Christiana Care Health System announced an agreement that will give AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware’s members access to Christiana Care’s hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare 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 Christiana Care-affiliated physicians and other providers at the following locations:

  • Christiana Care’s Wilmington Hospital in Wilmington and Christiana Hospital in Newark
  • Christiana Care’s surgical centers in Newark and Wilmington
  • Christiana Care’s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute in Newark
  • Christiana Care’s Middletown Free-standing Emergency Department
  • Christiana Care’s outpatient primary care and specialty practices in Middletown, Newark, Smyrna and Wilmington
  • Christiana Care’s five Medical Aid Units in Newark, Smyrna and Middletown
  • Christiana Care’s outpatient lab, rehabilitation and imaging services
  • Home health care provided by the Christiana Care Visiting Nurse Association

“AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware is thrilled to contract with Christiana Care, offering our members access to one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare providers,” 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.”

“As part of the AmeriHealth Caritas network, we are proud to provide access to high-quality health care to every member of our community,” said Christiana Care President and CEO Janice E. Nevin, M.D., M.P.H. “We are committed to delivering innovative, effective, affordable systems of care to the people we serve as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health.”

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