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Center for Disabilities Studies
University of Delaware
461 Wyoming Road
Newark DE 19716
Phone: 302-831-6974
TDD: 302-831-4689
Email: info@gohdwd.org

Health Insurance for All. It’s Time to Sign Up!

The health insurance reform law is changing things in Delaware. Starting October 1st, 2013 the Health Insurance Marketplace opens and you can start shopping!

Choose Health Delaware is the state’s free official resource to help explain the Health Insurance Marketplace to everyone.

The Affordable Care Act and People with Disabilities The Affordable Care Act has […]

Input sought on Delaware’s Essential Health Benefits

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires that every health insurance plan offered to an individual or small business must cover a minimum level of benefits in each of the ten broad categories of services listed below. This minimum coverage standard is referred to as “essential health benefits (EHB).” Health insurance plans may cover […]

US Access Board Releases Proposed Standards for Medical Diagnostic Equipment

The US Access Board has released for public comment accessibility standards for medical diagnostic equipment. Developed under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the proposed standards address access for people with disabilities to examination tables and chairs, weight scales, mammography equipment, and other equipment used for diagnostic purposes. The standards are not final and […]

Pre-existing Insurance Plan Makes it Easier for Delaware Residents with Pre-Existing Conditions to Get Health Insurance

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new steps to reduce premiums and make it easier for Americans to enroll in the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) in Delaware. PCIP is a new program created by the Affordable Care Act to help uninsured people with a pre-existing condition get high quality care […]

White House Disability Group begins monthly calls

The White House Disability Group is hosting monthly calls to provide updates on various disability issues as well as to introduce persons who work on disability issues in the federal government. The White House strongly encourages wide distribution this email so that anyone who wants to participate can do so. Their next call will be […]