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Legislature 2015: House update (Feb. 17-March 10)

MEDIA RELEASE As the Thursday crossover deadline approaches, the House passed bills: modifying the state’s excise tax surcharge for rail, authorizing the creation of medical marijuana dispensaries in Hawaii, requiring health insurers with greater than 20 percent of the state’s small group insurance market to offer qualified health plans under the Hawaii Health Connector, and […]

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Kissel named to lead Hawaii Health Connector

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Health Connector Board of Directors today announced it has selected Jeffrey M. Kissel as the new executive director of the Connector. Kissel, a highly successful chief executive with a proven track record of leading successful organizations, will replace Interim Executive Director Tom Matsuda as head of the state’s health insurance marketplace. […]

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GAO to investigate Hawaii Health Connector

MEDIA RELEASE The federal Government Accountability Office (GAO) has confirmed it will investigate the Hawaii Health Connector’s use of $204 million of federal grant monies. In response to Hawaii State Sen. Sam Slom’s letter (dated March 27, 2014), David Lewis of the GAO, confirmed the GAO will include Hawaii in its investigations into the use […]

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Hawaii Senator Slom to file complaint with GAO to investigate Hawaii Health Connector

Hawaii Senator Sam Slom to file a complaint with the U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) calling for a federal investigation of how Hawaii’s Heath Connector grant money was spent.

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Hawaii Health Connector enrollment, payment deadlines

MEDIA RELEASE Consumers who selected a health or dental plan through the Hawaii Health Connector by Jan. 15 should be aware of upcoming premium payment deadlines for coverage that begins Feb. 1. Individuals and families have until March 31, 2014 to enroll in a plan to avoid tax penalties. Individuals and families can receive tax […]

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Matsuda takes over as interim executive director

MEDIA RELEASE Tom Matsuda began his new role this week as interim executive director of Hawaii Health Connector, announced Sherry Menor-McNamara, president of the Connector’s board of directors. Matsuda resigned his post Dec. 6 as Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementation manager in the governor’s office. The Connector’s board has begun a search for a permanent […]

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State releases 2014 ACA premiums comparison sheet

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Insurance Division released a health insurance premium sheet Wednesday that will give consumers a better idea of what a new 2014 Affordable Care Act (ACA) plan will cost compared to their existing 2013 health plan. Individuals and small businesses can use this as a guide to estimate premiums if they purchase […]

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Matsuda named Hawaii Health Connector interim director

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Health Connector has announced the appointment of Tom Matsuda, current Affordable Care Act implementation manager with the governor’s office, as interim executive director. He will begin his new role Dec. 9. Coral Andrews will resign as the nonprofit’s executive director, effective Dec. 6. A search for a permanent executive director by […]

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Hawaii Health Connector reports positive response

MEDIA RELEASE Following the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) release of enrollment information, the Hawaii Health Connector has attracted a steady flow of applicants through Nov. 2. “Our team has been working around the clock to promote access to coverage, to assist with enrollment and to take calls from the interested residents […]

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Hawaii Health connector opens marketplace

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Health Connector has announced the opening of the health insurance marketplace web component. Individuals, families and small business owners can now go to HawaiiHealthConnector.com to create an account online, review health insurance plan options, compare prices and shop for a quality health insurance plan that best meets their needs and their […]

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Kona forum on Affordable Care Act implementation (Oct. 15)

MEDIA RELEASE If you want to learn how the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as ObamaCare, is being implemented in Hawaii, the Community Forum being presented by Community Enterprises 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Makaeo Pavilion at Old Kona Airport Park is the place to go for answers. This is the second […]

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Hawaii Health Connector open to consumers

MEDIA RELEASE Executive Director Coral Andrews has announced strong consumer engagement for the opening of the Hawaii Health Connector marketplace. The level of engagement reaffirmed the public interest for new health insurance options. The Connector logged 19,457 unique visits to the site, completed 1,181 applications, and received1,257 calls connected at the contact center on the […]

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Hawaii’s average rates for insurance exchange among lowest

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Insurance Division’s completed analysis of individual rates approved for the Hawaii Health Connector found that the plans are so far among the lowest in cost in the nation. “The State of Hawaii continues to be a leader in our nation’s healthcare transformation,” Gov. Neil Abercrombie […]

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Health Connector contact center opens

MEDIA RELEASE Community groups, government officials, private sector business and healthcare leaders joined Gov. Neil Abercrombie and the Hawaii Health Connector on Tuesday as they announced the completion of significant milestones in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the development of Hawaii’s state-based health insurance marketplace. The Connector’s marketplace assister program and contact […]

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