Posted May 19, 2017
Delaware's General Assembly passes House Concurrent Resolution 33 – Encouraging State of Delaware employees and pensioners to make informed decisions during 2017 Benefits Open Enrollment to help control the rising costs of healthcare. Read the full resolution
Posted May 18, 2016
Delaware's General Assembly passes House Concurrent Resolution 81 – Encouraging wise health care consumerism. Read the full resolution
Making wise health care choices can help control and reduce insurance costs for you, your family, your co-workers and the State of Delaware as a whole. See what the cost drivers are for the State of Delaware and what you can do to help.
Choosing the right insurance plan that meets the needs of you and your family, understanding covered benefits, plan design, network providers, commonly used terms, comparing costs and making informed decisions, are all part of being a wise health care consumer.
Most preventive care is covered at 100% (no charge). Preventing disease and identifying disease early, if it occurs, are important. Vaccinations, screenings, check-ups and routine physicals are all essential to good health. And the better your health, the lower your health care costs are likely to be.
A lifestyle based on good choices and healthy behaviors maximizes your quality of life. Take advantage of covered wellness benefits and helpful tools and resources to help you lose weight, increase physical activity, eat better, manage stress, quit tobacco use, get more sleep and have a healthy pregnancy.
Managing a chronic disease involves taking responsibility for understanding how to care for yourself and how to take steps toward improvement. Take advantage of covered benefits and helpful tools and resources for conditions like diabetes, musculoskeletal pain, cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, asthma and COPD.