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Governor Carney Signs Executive Order Establishing Health Care Spending and Quality Benchmarks
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Governor Carney Signs Executive Order Establishing Health Care Spending and Quality Benchmarks

Order will create subcommittee focused on bettering health care spending, quality across the state  WILMINGTON, Del. –...

After 14-Month Review, Johns Hopkins Team Releases Major Recommendations for Strengthening Delaware’s Substance Use Disorder Treatment System
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After 14-Month Review, Johns Hopkins Team Releases Major Recommendations for Strengthening Delaware’s Substance Use Disorder Treatment System

NEW CASTLE (July 24, 2018) – Following a 14-month review of Delaware’s opioid use disorder treatment system, a research team...

Advisory Group Provides Summary Report on Benchmarks
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Advisory Group Provides Summary Report on Benchmarks

After four months of meetings and thoughtful discussions, the Governor-appointed Delaware Health Care Delivery and Cost Advisory...

It’s time to get serious about curbing health care costs
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It’s time to get serious about curbing health care costs

Some of the most important work that we are doing at the state involves examining health care costs and how to slow the growth of...

DHSS Moves Medicaid Managed Care Contracts to Value-Based Purchasing to Accelerate Health Care Delivery Reforms
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DHSS Moves Medicaid Managed Care Contracts to Value-Based Purchasing to Accelerate Health Care Delivery Reforms

NEW CASTLE (Jan. 25, 2018) - In order to accelerate the implementation of reforms within Delaware's health care delivery system,...

Governor Carney, DHSS Relaunch ChooseHealthDE.com With Information, Resources on Slowing the Growth of Healthcare Spending in Delaware
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Governor Carney, DHSS Relaunch ChooseHealthDE.com With Information, Resources on Slowing the Growth of Healthcare Spending in Delaware

DOVER, Del. - Governor John Carney and the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) relaunched ChooseHealthDE on Tuesday...

DHSS Among Founding Members of National My Healthy Weight; Medicaid Program to Offer Treatment Visits for Obesity Starting in 2019
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DHSS Among Founding Members of National My Healthy Weight; Medicaid Program to Offer Treatment Visits for Obesity Starting in 2019

NEW CASTLE (Jan. 2, 2018) - In embracing one of the policy objectives of Governor John Carney's Action Plan for Delaware, the...

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

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

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

DHSS Announces Highmark and AmeriHealth Caritas Selected to Operate Medicaid Managed Care Program
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DHSS Announces Highmark and AmeriHealth Caritas Selected to Operate Medicaid Managed Care Program

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 29, 2017) - The Department of Health and Social Services announced today that it has selected two companies to...

Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Limit Growth in Health Care Spending
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Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Limit Growth in Health Care Spending

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed House Joint Resolution 7 granting authority to the Department of...