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Navarro Announces Completion of First Pharmacy Benefit Manager Exams

Efforts to protect consumers and independent pharmacies, and lower pharmaceutical costs continue Following the unanimous passage of legislation in 2021, the Delaware Department of Insurance was given regulatory authority over Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) and has been building an investigation and enforcement program in order to address the multi-billion-dollar industry that has played a key […]




Future Health Care Workers Win State Awards

Aspiring Delaware health care workers will represent the First State at a national leadership conference this summer after winning state awards last week.




Major Cybersecurity Event Impacting Health Care, Pharmacy Operations

Delays impacting operations, including payments and insurance transactions Earlier this month, one of the nation’s largest health care companies experienced a cybersecurity attack immobilizing much of the industry. Change Healthcare, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group that also operates as Optum Solutions, states that it interacts with 1 in every 3 patient records. Their systems are […]




2023 Health, Dental, Small Group Insurance Rates Announced

Following in-depth reviews by independent actuaries and the Office of Value-Based Health Care Delivery, rates for regulated 2023 health, dental, and small group insurance plans were announced today. While premiums are rising steeply across the country, the extension of consumer-friendly subsidies through the Inflation Reduction Act, coupled with Delaware’s strong 2022 enrollment and 2023 Health Insurance Marketplace expansion, will limit consumer impact locally.




Governor Carney’s Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Governor John Carney’s statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization: “Today’s decision upends half a century of settled law, and it will lead to risk and heartache for women and families across the country. Here in Delaware, a woman’s right to choose is protected under the law, as […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Health care"

Navarro Announces Completion of First Pharmacy Benefit Manager Exams

Efforts to protect consumers and independent pharmacies, and lower pharmaceutical costs continue Following the unanimous passage of legislation in 2021, the Delaware Department of Insurance was given regulatory authority over Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) and has been building an investigation and enforcement program in order to address the multi-billion-dollar industry that has played a key […]




Future Health Care Workers Win State Awards

Aspiring Delaware health care workers will represent the First State at a national leadership conference this summer after winning state awards last week.




Major Cybersecurity Event Impacting Health Care, Pharmacy Operations

Delays impacting operations, including payments and insurance transactions Earlier this month, one of the nation’s largest health care companies experienced a cybersecurity attack immobilizing much of the industry. Change Healthcare, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group that also operates as Optum Solutions, states that it interacts with 1 in every 3 patient records. Their systems are […]




2023 Health, Dental, Small Group Insurance Rates Announced

Following in-depth reviews by independent actuaries and the Office of Value-Based Health Care Delivery, rates for regulated 2023 health, dental, and small group insurance plans were announced today. While premiums are rising steeply across the country, the extension of consumer-friendly subsidies through the Inflation Reduction Act, coupled with Delaware’s strong 2022 enrollment and 2023 Health Insurance Marketplace expansion, will limit consumer impact locally.




Governor Carney’s Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Governor John Carney’s statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization: “Today’s decision upends half a century of settled law, and it will lead to risk and heartache for women and families across the country. Here in Delaware, a woman’s right to choose is protected under the law, as […]