$12.3 Million in Health Insurance Rebates for Individuals and Small Businesses

Highmark plan participants and groups to receive checks Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro announced today that Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware will issue rebates totaling over $12.3 million to some Delawareans. Residents who purchase insurance ....

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Highmark Increases 2022 Affordable Care Act Marketplace Premiums

Expanded federal subsidies keep consumer costs low; SEP sees success After two consecutive years of rate decreases, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware, who offers the state’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) health plans, will ....

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Commissioner Trinidad Navarro Announces National Improper Marketing of Health Plans Working Group

National Antifraud Task Force takes on new charges to protect consumers Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro, Chair of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) Antifraud Task Force, announced today the successful creation of the ....

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Mental Health Parity Examinations Find Inequities in Insurer Behavior

More than $1.3M in total fines assessed for coverage discrimination Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro has announced the completion of additional Mental Health Parity examinations on regulated health insurers in Delaware. These violations resulted in $735,000 ....

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Advances in Primary Care Reform Made Possible by Legislature

General Assembly sent key bill to the Governor The Delaware General Assembly passed legislation to increase Delawareans’ access to high quality, affordable health care through a series of reforms that will refocus Delaware’s healthcare system ....

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Department of Insurance Announces 2020 Year-End Data

Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro highlights successes, resilience The Delaware Department of Insurance published today a series of statistics outlining performance and productivity during 2020. These metrics show successes notwithstanding the pandemic and operational changes such ....

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Commissioner Navarro Signs Health Policy Letter to President-Elect Biden

Joins ten Insurance Commissioners in providing short- and long-term recommendations to the incoming administration A group of the nation’s state insurance commissioners joined together in a pledge to work with President-elect Joe Biden by providing ....

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Enrollment on Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace Increases More Than 5% For Coverage in 2021

NEW CASTLE (Dec. 23, 2020) – Enrollment on Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace increased more than 5% during the open enrollment period that ended Dec. 15. From Nov. 1 through Dec. 15, a total of 25,260 ....

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Regulations That Can Increase Affordability Of Medications Announced

New regulations increase oversight of Pharmacy Benefit Managers Excessive pharmaceutical costs are a concerning trend occurring across the nation, and today the Delaware Department of Insurance has finalized new regulations for Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) ....

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Commissioner Navarro Partners with Aquila to Distribute Overdose Medication

Will provide Naloxone kits and training at Seaford event Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro, the Town of Seaford, and Aquila Behavioral Health of Delaware have joined forces to deliver life-saving overdose reversal medication to residents on ....

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Trinidad Navarro Statement on Signing of Telemedicine Bill

Temporary codification of expanded telemedicine options helps all Delawareans Today Governor John Carney signed, via livestream, HS 1 for HB 348, sponsored by Representative David Bentz, which temporarily codifies a number of consumer-friendly provisions developed ....

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Action Ordered to Protect Highmark Medicare Supplement Consumers

Series of changes come after reports of Highmark premium notice errors Dozens of complaints have been registered with the Delaware Department of Insurance after Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield processed hundreds of customer birthdates incorrectly, ....

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Commissioner Navarro Statement on Sixth Modification to State of Emergency

In consultation with the Delaware Department of Insurance, Governor John Carney today issued a sixth modification to the state of emergency that requires that insurers cease cancellations or nonrenewals of insurance policies due to nonpayment ....

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New Bulletin Provides Recommendations to Insurers During COVID-19

Insurers asked to waive prior authorization requirements, cease cancellations and nonrenewals due to missed or delayed payments Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro and the Delaware Department of Insurance today issued a bulletin with recommended actions for ....

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Commissioner Navarro Issues Bulletin to Insurers Regarding Coronavirus

Insurers required to cover testing and telemedicine services related to COVID-19 While no active cases of the virus have been confirmed in Delaware to date, Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro notified insurers today of their duties ....

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