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DHSS Secretary Issues Statement on Potential Impact to Health & Social Services of Proposed Federal Immigration Change

NEW CASTLE (Oct. 23, 2018) – Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker, a board-certified family physician, is reassuring Delawareans that a proposed change to the public charge rule by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security does not affect current eligibility for health care and social services in Delaware, and […]




National Governors Association Releases Report on Strategies to Address Public Health Crises

Delaware one of 11 participating states vetting strategies around crises such as Hepatitis C and opioid use disorder WILMINGTON, Del. — Delaware was one of 11 states that vetted potential strategies through the National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices to address public health crises such as Hepatitis C and opioid use disorder by […]




Delaware One of Eight States Chosen by the National Governors Association to Participate in Health Care Data Initiative

WILMINGTON, Del. – In support of a movement to transform how health care is delivered and paid for in the state, Delaware was one of eight states chosen to participate in a National Governors Association initiative to harness data systems to inform health policymaking. Joining Arkansas, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Vermont and Washington, Delaware’s team […]




OP-ED: Soaring health care costs are holding Delaware back. Here’s what we’re doing to fix them.

Op-ed by Rick Geisenberger, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Finance Over the next several weeks, as we complete another budget debate in Dover, we should not lose sight of Delaware’s long-term challenges and of one issue in particular: the rising cost of health care. The projected growth rate for state spending on health care […]




March 8 Medicare Roadshow in Delaware to Feature Information on New Medicare Card

NEW CASTLE (Feb. 26, 2018) – Medicare beneficiaries, caregivers and others can find out more the new Medicare Card and other senior and consumer-focused topics and programs at the Medicare Roadshow, on Thursday, March 8, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Newark Senior Center, 200 Whitechapel Drive, Newark. The free event is being offered […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Health care"

DHSS Secretary Issues Statement on Potential Impact to Health & Social Services of Proposed Federal Immigration Change

NEW CASTLE (Oct. 23, 2018) – Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker, a board-certified family physician, is reassuring Delawareans that a proposed change to the public charge rule by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security does not affect current eligibility for health care and social services in Delaware, and […]




National Governors Association Releases Report on Strategies to Address Public Health Crises

Delaware one of 11 participating states vetting strategies around crises such as Hepatitis C and opioid use disorder WILMINGTON, Del. — Delaware was one of 11 states that vetted potential strategies through the National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices to address public health crises such as Hepatitis C and opioid use disorder by […]




Delaware One of Eight States Chosen by the National Governors Association to Participate in Health Care Data Initiative

WILMINGTON, Del. – In support of a movement to transform how health care is delivered and paid for in the state, Delaware was one of eight states chosen to participate in a National Governors Association initiative to harness data systems to inform health policymaking. Joining Arkansas, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Vermont and Washington, Delaware’s team […]




OP-ED: Soaring health care costs are holding Delaware back. Here’s what we’re doing to fix them.

Op-ed by Rick Geisenberger, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Finance Over the next several weeks, as we complete another budget debate in Dover, we should not lose sight of Delaware’s long-term challenges and of one issue in particular: the rising cost of health care. The projected growth rate for state spending on health care […]




March 8 Medicare Roadshow in Delaware to Feature Information on New Medicare Card

NEW CASTLE (Feb. 26, 2018) – Medicare beneficiaries, caregivers and others can find out more the new Medicare Card and other senior and consumer-focused topics and programs at the Medicare Roadshow, on Thursday, March 8, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Newark Senior Center, 200 Whitechapel Drive, Newark. The free event is being offered […]