House Bill 257
152nd General Assembly (Present)
House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce 7/7/23
Committee Hearing takes place within twelve legislative days.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 18 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EASING ACCESS TO ENROLLMENT IN HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAMS.
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.
Takes effect upon being signed into law