health care spending benchmark Gov. Carney signs executive order for health care spending benchmark By Nick Ciolino • Nov 20, 2018 Delaware Public Media Gov. John Carney issued an executive order Tuesday to put into place a health care spending benchmark for the First State. Listen Listening... / 1:00 Listen to this story. DHSS Secretary Walker issues health care spending benchmark plan By Nick Ciolino • Aug 29, 2018 Sarah Mueller Health and Social Services Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker has sent recommendations to Gov. John Carney laying out a plan for the state to implement a health care spending benchmark. DHSS assisting health practices moving toward value-based care By Nick Ciolino • Jul 26, 2018 The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services is taking another step to move health care in the state away from the fee-for-service payment model towards a system based on positive patient outcomes, or value-based care. Delaware joins eight-state health care data sharing initiative By Nick Ciolino • Jun 25, 2018 Delaware Public Media Delaware is now part of an initiative to share best practices for collecting and using health care data. Listen Listening... / 0:56 Listen to this story.