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Hirono wants to hear health care reform stories

Hirono wants to hear health care reform stories

From Congresswoman Mazie Hirono: Aloha, Have you been able to add your kids to your health plan now that coverage is available to children up to age 26? Did receiving a $250 check to help pay for medications take some of the sting out of falling into the Medicare Part D prescription donut hole? Has […]

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Healthcare on Kona Town Meeting agenda (April 13)

Healthcare on Kona Town Meeting agenda (April 13)

MEDIA RELEASE How will Healthcare Reform help community health centers? Where is Kaiser building its new clinic in Kona and what are the clinic’s features? What is the outlook for Hawaii’s Healthcare Systems? Guest speakers include Dr. Josh Green, Hawaii State Senate, District 3; Dr. Daryl Kurozawa, associate medical director for Neighbor Islands for Kaiser […]

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Health Care Reform: A historical vote in Washington

Health Care Reform: A historical vote in Washington

By Sen. Will Espero, District 19 “With all the punditry, all of the lobbying, all of the game-playing that passes for governing in Washington, it’s been easy to doubt our ability to do such a big thing, such a complicated thing, to wonder if there are limits to what we, as a people, can still […]

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Lingle, Akaka comment on health care reform

Lingle, Akaka comment on health care reform

U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka issued the following statement regarding the House of Representatives passing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: “We are one step closer to improving the nation’s health care system. This legislation expands access to health care coverage, improves the quality and availability of services, and attempts to slow increasing costs. […]

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Sen. Green: Now is the time to reform healthcare

Sen. Green: Now is the time to reform healthcare

Sen. Josh Green issued this statement Thursday, Oct. 15: Dear Friends, For the past 10 years I have worked as a doctor in Hawaii, first as a family physician in a rural clinic and then as an emergency room doctor full time while serving in the State Legislature. For 10 years I have witnessed the […]

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Report on Medicaid’s role in health care reform

MEDIA RELEASE/PRWEB Medicaid, a cornerstone of the U.S. healthcare infrastructure, should be maintained, strengthened and integrated with other components of the health care system as part of health reform, according to a new research report by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. “If the goals of health reform are to be met, Medicaid […]

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