Delaware Health and Social Services Benefit Program Summary by hcj

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									Department of Health and Social
           Services
  Division of Social Services

 Joint Finance Committee Hearing
          Fiscal Year 2012


       Elaine Archangelo
        Division Director
    Wednesday, March 2, 2011
    DSS Mission Statement
The mission of Social Services is to
protect vulnerable populations and provide
an integrated system of opportunities,
services and income supports that enable
low-income individuals and families to
develop self-sufficiency and achieve and
maintain independence.

           Delaware Health and Social Services
      Benefit Program Summary

TANF     Temporary Assistance for Needy
         Families
GA       General Assistance
FSP      Food Supplement Program, aka
         Food Stamps or SNAP

           Delaware Health and Social Services
     Benefit Program Summary
               cont’d.
MA/CHIP Medicaid and Delaware Healthy
        Children Program
POC     Purchase of Care




           Delaware Health and Social Services
                Overview
Program     2009    2010 2011 YTD
TANF       10,100   11,662 13,736
GA          3,088    3,485   3,691
FSP         85,344 107,036 125,627
POC         13,549 13,696 14,509
Medicaid   160,018 173,769 190,393

           Delaware Health and Social Services
      Modernizing Office Practices
         and Work Processes


• Statewide Change Report Center
• Document Imaging
• Upgrade the ASSIST on-line application



            Delaware Health and Social Services
        Workload Restructuring
•   Application Team
•   Review Team
•   Processing Team
•   Question and Telephone Team



              Delaware Health and Social Services
          Challenges

• Changing rules
• Penalties for non-compliance



        Delaware Health and Social Services
         FY 12 Governor’s
       Recommended Budget

• TANF - $12.868 million
• Child Care - $5 million




            Delaware Health and Social Services
      FY 12 Governor’s
 Recommended Budget, cont’d.

• General Assistance ($4.547 million)
• Other



            Delaware Health and Social Services
THANK YOU!


 Delaware Health and Social Services

								
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