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Due to Widespread Community Transmission of COVID-19, DHSS Ending All Walk-in Access to Public Offices

Customer Service Needs to Be Met by Appointment, Phone, Email or Online; Crisis Services Continue NEW CASTLE (April 5, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is announcing that all walk-in access to its public offices will end beginning on Monday, April 6, 2020, because of the potential risk for clients and […]




Governor Carney Announces Government Efficiency & Accountability Review (GEAR) Public Meetings

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Friday announced the State of Delaware will host Government Efficiency & Accountability Review (GEAR) public meetings in each county as part of an ongoing review of state regulations. Governor Carney and members of his cabinet will host the meetings, and accept public comment on ways to improve state government […]




MEDIA ADVISORY: Health Insurance Marketplace Kickoff Press Conference

WHAT:           Governor John Carney and DHSS Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker will be joined by Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro, Westside Family Healthcare President/CEO Lolita Lopez and others for a kickoff event for the fifth year of Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace. The press conference also will feature an enrollee on Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace. Open enrollment, […]




DHSS Seeks Public Comment by Nov. 13 on Health Care Spending Benchmark Draft Plan

NEW CASTLE (Oct. 25, 2017) – The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services continues its work to adopt value-based payment reform strategies as part of the effort to establish a health care spending benchmark for the state and recently published a draft plan. Public comment is currently being sought on the plan, “Delaware’s Road […]




DHSS Awards Contract to Health Management Associates to Help Delaware Pursue Health Innovation

NEW CASTLE (Oct. 26, 2017) – The Delaware Health Care Commission has awarded a contract to Health Management Associates to provide specialized expertise to advance efforts by the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) to transform the delivery of health care and improve health outcomes in Delaware, while lowering the growth rate of health […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Department of Health and Social Services"

Due to Widespread Community Transmission of COVID-19, DHSS Ending All Walk-in Access to Public Offices

Customer Service Needs to Be Met by Appointment, Phone, Email or Online; Crisis Services Continue NEW CASTLE (April 5, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is announcing that all walk-in access to its public offices will end beginning on Monday, April 6, 2020, because of the potential risk for clients and […]




Governor Carney Announces Government Efficiency & Accountability Review (GEAR) Public Meetings

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Friday announced the State of Delaware will host Government Efficiency & Accountability Review (GEAR) public meetings in each county as part of an ongoing review of state regulations. Governor Carney and members of his cabinet will host the meetings, and accept public comment on ways to improve state government […]




MEDIA ADVISORY: Health Insurance Marketplace Kickoff Press Conference

WHAT:           Governor John Carney and DHSS Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker will be joined by Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro, Westside Family Healthcare President/CEO Lolita Lopez and others for a kickoff event for the fifth year of Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace. The press conference also will feature an enrollee on Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace. Open enrollment, […]




DHSS Seeks Public Comment by Nov. 13 on Health Care Spending Benchmark Draft Plan

NEW CASTLE (Oct. 25, 2017) – The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services continues its work to adopt value-based payment reform strategies as part of the effort to establish a health care spending benchmark for the state and recently published a draft plan. Public comment is currently being sought on the plan, “Delaware’s Road […]




DHSS Awards Contract to Health Management Associates to Help Delaware Pursue Health Innovation

NEW CASTLE (Oct. 26, 2017) – The Delaware Health Care Commission has awarded a contract to Health Management Associates to provide specialized expertise to advance efforts by the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) to transform the delivery of health care and improve health outcomes in Delaware, while lowering the growth rate of health […]