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Secretary Walker Sends Report on Progress Toward Implementing a Health Care Spending Benchmark to Joint Finance Committee Co-Chairs

NEW CASTLE (Dec. 20, 2017) –Delaware Health and Social Services Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker sent to the Joint Finance Committee Co-Chairs of the General Assembly and the Office of Management and Budget on Dec. 15 her report on the feasibility and progress toward creating a total cost of care, health care spending benchmark, writing […]




DHSS Awards Contract to Mercer Health & Benefits to Help State with Accelerating Health Care Payment Reform

NEW CASTLE (Oct. 18, 2017) – As part of the Department of Health and Social Services’ work to develop a health care spending benchmark, the Delaware Health Care Commission has awarded a contract to accelerate payment reform to Mercer Health & Benefits LLC. The $889,947 contract, which takes effect immediately, will support the state’s efforts […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on President Trump’s Decision to End Health Care Cost-Sharing Reductions

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday released the following statement after President Trump’s decision to end federal cost-sharing reductions that make health insurance and health care affordable for low-income Delawareans: “President Trump’s decision to end cost-sharing reductions will hurt thousands of low-income Delawareans who use those subsidies to make their health insurance and […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Graham-Cassidy Health Care Legislation in U.S. Senate

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released the following statement on the Graham-Cassidy Health Care legislation in the U.S. Senate, which could cost Delaware more than $2 billion in federal funding reductions by 2026, cuts that would reduce access to quality health care and shift costs onto Delaware families and the state budget: […]




Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Limit Growth in Health Care Spending

HJR 7 will establish health care spending benchmark linked to economic growth  WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed House Joint Resolution 7 granting authority to the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) to establish a health care spending benchmark for Delaware with a growth rate linked to the overall economy of […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Health care"

Secretary Walker Sends Report on Progress Toward Implementing a Health Care Spending Benchmark to Joint Finance Committee Co-Chairs

NEW CASTLE (Dec. 20, 2017) –Delaware Health and Social Services Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker sent to the Joint Finance Committee Co-Chairs of the General Assembly and the Office of Management and Budget on Dec. 15 her report on the feasibility and progress toward creating a total cost of care, health care spending benchmark, writing […]




DHSS Awards Contract to Mercer Health & Benefits to Help State with Accelerating Health Care Payment Reform

NEW CASTLE (Oct. 18, 2017) – As part of the Department of Health and Social Services’ work to develop a health care spending benchmark, the Delaware Health Care Commission has awarded a contract to accelerate payment reform to Mercer Health & Benefits LLC. The $889,947 contract, which takes effect immediately, will support the state’s efforts […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on President Trump’s Decision to End Health Care Cost-Sharing Reductions

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday released the following statement after President Trump’s decision to end federal cost-sharing reductions that make health insurance and health care affordable for low-income Delawareans: “President Trump’s decision to end cost-sharing reductions will hurt thousands of low-income Delawareans who use those subsidies to make their health insurance and […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Graham-Cassidy Health Care Legislation in U.S. Senate

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released the following statement on the Graham-Cassidy Health Care legislation in the U.S. Senate, which could cost Delaware more than $2 billion in federal funding reductions by 2026, cuts that would reduce access to quality health care and shift costs onto Delaware families and the state budget: […]




Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Limit Growth in Health Care Spending

HJR 7 will establish health care spending benchmark linked to economic growth  WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed House Joint Resolution 7 granting authority to the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) to establish a health care spending benchmark for Delaware with a growth rate linked to the overall economy of […]