Medical Network Management Services of Delaware, LLC (MedNet)

“Enabling Physicians to Lead – Empowering Physicians to Serve”

Medical Network Management Services of Delaware, LLC (MedNet), established in 1995, is a subsidiary of the Medical Society of Delaware, providing administrative services to nearly 900 physicians who participate in one of the four Physician Organizations (POs) in Delaware.  MedNet works closely with payers and Manage Care Organizations (MCOs) to secure value-based care contracts for its growing list of members.  Added services include contract management and administrative assistance for network health plans within the Physician Organizations as well as practice transformation guidance.  

Delaware's Physician Organizations (POs)

Delaware’s Physician Organizations (POs), developed in the late 1990’s, were developed by the founding physicians of MedNet as for-profit stock corporations, and owned by the participating stockholder physicians. The purpose for creating the POs was to advance the concept of physician-directed managed care, while promoting high quality, cost effective medical care in Delaware through highly integrated, multi-specialty organizations. The POs serve as a resource for Delaware physicians for the implementation of new strategies for the delivery of medical care as the market evolves. Each PO’s governing board consists exclusively of practicing physicians.

  • The Central Delaware Physicians Organization (CDPO) is comprised of more than 120 physicians whose primacy practice is in Kent County.
  • The Eastern Sussex Physicians Organization (ESPO) is comprised of approximately 250 physicians whose primary practice is in Lewes and the surrounding areas (Eastern Sussex County).
  • The Nanticoke Physicians Organization (NPO) is comprised of over 80 physicians whose practice is in Seaford and surrounding areas (Western Sussex County).
  • The New Castle County Physicians Organization (NCCPO) is comprised of nearly 450 physicians whose primary practice is in New Castle County.

Since their inception, the POs have held network contracts with various health plans including: Tricare; Multiplan/Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) and Ameri Health Caritas.  MedNet of Delaware currently provides administrative services to each Physician Organization and their participating physicians for the ongoing maintenance of these contracts, as well as other support.
For CDPO, ESPO, NPO and NCCPO Board of Directors: Click here

Delaware Care Collaboration

MedNet and the Physicians Organizations, along with the Medical Society of Delaware, are currently working to help enhance the quality of care and patient satisfaction for Delawareans.  The Delaware Care Collaboration ™ (DCC) is a Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organization (ACO) launched January 1, 2016, in affiliation with Saint Francis Healthcare/Trinity Health.   Physician members are provided an opportunity to contract with the DCC.  Please visit for more information.

Contact Us

MedNet is working to stay ahead of the curve, remaining actively engaged and well positioned to address the needs of physicians in Delaware’s evolving health care reform environment. If you have any questions, are interested in joining one of the physician organizations, or are a current PO member with changes to report, please contact:

LoriAnn Rhoads, MedNet

Email  Phone (302) 224-5182


Delaware Insurance Department's
Office of Value-Based Health Care Delivery

December 18, 2020 - Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro announced the release of the Office of Value-Based Health Care Delivery’s initial provisional Affordability Standards as part of a new report, Delaware Health Care Affordability Standards: An Integrated Approach to Improve Access, Quality and Value, which includes plans to more than double primary care spending in the commercial fully-insured market by 2025. The Affordability Standards also include decreasing price growth for certain health care services and expanding the use of payment models that aim to improve health care value. Read more