AXIOS May 20, 2024
Jason Millman

Delaware will test a Medicaid program allowing delivery of meals and diapers to postpartum enrollees for three months after giving birth.

Why it matters: The pilot program approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Friday is the latest effort to expand coverage of social supports aimed at improving the health of Medicaid beneficiaries.

How it works: Low-income postpartum enrollees in Delaware can get coverage for two home-delivered mails daily, up to 80 diapers per week and up to one pack of baby wipes.

  • Medicaid typically may allow for coverage of diapers when there’s medical...

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