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Bill to give undocumented kids free health insurance moves forward

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware could soon guarantee health insurance for undocumented children if a bill released from committee Wednesday passes in the General Assembly. House Bill 317, sponsored by Rep. Krista Griffith, D-Fairfax, would require the Department of Health and Social Services to develop and operate a medical coverage program for children who are not eligible for either Medicaid or CHIP because of …

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It’s open enrollment time on Del. Health Insurance Marketplace

Ken Mammarella Headlines, Health

Photo by Nguyễn Hiệp on Unsplash Enrollment is now open for 2022 health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, and it runs through Jan. 15 at www.HealthCare.gov. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware is the only insurer offering plans – 13 of them – on Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace. Plans are offered in five tiers – bronze, silver, gold, platinum …

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Highmark rebates 5.1% of health insurance premiums

Ken Mammarella Business, Headlines, Health

  (Delaware Live photo) The check from Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware is really in the mail. And it’s for a lot of money. Highmark is rebating $12.1 million to individual Delawareans and those who buy small-group insurance, according to Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro. The 20,857 individuals will split more than $8.4 million, with an average rebate of …