Delaware Public Media

health care spending benchmark

Delaware Public Media

Gov. John Carney issued an executive order Tuesday to put into place a health care spending benchmark for the First State.


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.

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 Public Media

Delaware is now part of an initiative to share best practices for collecting and using health care data.