DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney issued the following statement on efforts in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act: “Any changes to the Affordable Care Act and our nation’s health system more broadly should focus on reducing cost, expanding access to quality healthcare, and protecting the most vulnerable among us. Legislation passed last week […]
NEWS FROM THE DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES Open Enrollment Starts Tuesday for Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace Delawareans who seek coverage through HealthCare.gov are urged to take advantage of subsidies to offset rise in premium costs NEW CASTLE (Oct. 31, 2016) – The fourth open enrollment period for Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace starts […]
Combination Would Significantly Reduce Competition In Delaware Medicare Advantage Market Delaware’s Attorney General will join the U.S. Department of Justice and eight other attorneys general in opposing the merger of health insurance companies Aetna and Humana – the third and fifth largest health insurance companies in the country – arguing that the combination would reduce […]
Senate Bill 238, which establishes the Delaware Health Care Claims Database within the Delaware Health Information Network, passed the Senate unanimously on June 9th, and passed the House unanimously earlier this evening.
Today, Governor Markell announced his support for legislation that would authorize the Division of Public Health (DPH) to expand the Syringe Exchange Program (SEP) statewide to help reduce the sharing of potentially infected needles and support the state’s larger efforts to address opioid addiction and HIV transmission. This enabling legislation would allow the program to go statewide should federal funding become available.