This month in The Source Roundup, we cover articles and reports that examine: 1) the effect of private equity acquisition of hospitals; 2) the latest trends on hospital prices; and 3) ACA marketplace premiums at the state level in the last 3 years. Additionally, we highlight several cost containment strategies studied in recent reports, including 4) a progressive taxing proposal co-authored by The Source team, 5) establishing a state cost commission in California with lessons from other states, and 6) purchaser-led efforts to reduce healthcare costs. Consolidation and Competition On the topic of [...]
An Act to amend Title 31 of the Delaware Code relating to medical coverage for all Delaware children.
An Act to Amend Title 31 related to extension of Medicaid coverage through the first year postpartum.
An Act to amend Title 18 of the Delaware Code relating to pharmacy benefits managers.
An Act to amend Titles 18 and 24 of the Delaware code relating to preserving telehealth and adopting the interstate medical licensure compact.
An Act to amend Title 6 of the Delaware code relating to the prohibition of excessive and unconscionable prices for prescription drugs.
An Act to amend Title 29 of the Delaware Code relating to Medicaid reimbursement rates for home health-care services.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DELAWARE HEALTH INFORMATION NETWORK CHAPTER.
This Act is a substitute for Senate Bill No. 120. Like Senate Bill No. 120, this Substitute continues recent efforts to strengthen the primary care system in this State by doing the following: (1) Directing the Health Care Commission to monitor compliance with value-based care delivery models and develop, and monitor compliance with, alternative payment methods that promote value-based care. (2) Requiring rate filings limit aggregate unit price growth for inpatient, outpatient, and other medical services, to certain percentage increases. (3) Requiring an insurance carrier to spend a certain percentage of its total cost [...]