DE HB257 | 2023-2024 | 152nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on July 7 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-07-07 - Introduced and Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee in House
Pending: House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act directs the Insurance Commissioner, in collaboration with the Department of Labor, Department of Health and Social Services, and Department of Finance to develop the Delaware Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program. Under this program, individuals filing state tax forms or unemployment compensation applications will be able to check off on the form whether they have health insurance and whether they would like assistance in determining their eligibility (or their dependents) for any of the following: Medicaid, Delaware Healthy Children Program, or affordability assistance in an Affordable Care Act Exchange plan. The goal of the program is to maximize enrollment of eligible indidviduals in health care programs to improve access and reduce insurance costs for all residents of Delaware.

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An Act To Amend Title 18 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Easing Access To Enrollment In Health Insurance Programs.



2023-07-07 Introduced and Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee in House

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