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Delaware state health insurance exchange
Choose Health Delaware is the state’s health insurance marketplace, which is operated in partnership with the federal government. Under the partnership model, Delaware has regulatory oversight of health plans operating on the exchange and handles consumer outreach functions. The federal government is responsible for determining who is eligible to purchase insurance and who qualifies for […]
March 7, 2014
Newsworks — Enrollment in private health plans and Medicaid stood at about 9,000 at the end of February. While the overall figure is modest, it represents a significant increase over the 6,500 reported as of Jan. 31.
March 6, 2014
Delaware State News — Delaware dropped its enrollment target from a 2010 estimate of 35,000 to 8,000 based on a study by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid that was conducted in September 2013. Delaware now has the lowest target enrollment among all the states. Delaware ranks 45th by population.
February 6, 2014
Newsworks — In 2010, Delaware set a target of enrolling 35,000 residents through the health insurance marketplace during the first open enrollment period. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid came up with a much lower estimate in September 2013: just 8,000. As of Jan. 31, actual enrollment is 6,458.
February 6, 2014
Associated Press — Just over 200 Delaware residents have created account and just four have completed the enrollment process. State officials attribute the extremely slow progress to problems with HealthCare.gov and delayed background checks for marketplace guides.
November 6, 2013
Delaware.newszap.com — The Delaware Department of Health and Social Service confirmed the state’s first official enrollee through the health insurance marketplace. Delaware’s marketplace is a partnership with the federal government, and state residents enroll through the federal site Healthcare.gov, which has been plagued with technical problems.
October 16, 2013
Delaware Newszap — Highmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield and two divisions of Coventry will sell health insurance on the new marketplace. Premiums for bronze plans, the least expensive option, will range from $193 to $250 a month.
September 20, 2013