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HMSA breaks ground on Keaau building site

MEDIA RELEASE Construction will begin soon on a new HMSA office building in the heart of Kea‘au town following a traditional Hawaiian ceremony this morning to break ground for the new development. The blessing ceremony was led by Kumu Kimo Awai. Mayor Billy Kenoi; HMSA President and Chief Executive Officer Michael A. Gold; W.H. Shipman, […]

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Hualalai Academy-HMSA KAIMANA Award winner

MEDIA RELEASE Hualalai Academy recently won the 2012-2013 Kaimana Award as the best athletics program of the 20 private, charter, and public schools in Division II (< 600 students) of the BIIF. This will be their third year winning this award. The HMSA Kaimana Awards recognize Hawaii high schools whose student athletes excel both on […]

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Hualalai Academy earns third HMSA Kaimana Award

MEDIA RELEASE Hualalai Academy recently won the 2012-2013 Kaimana Award as the best athletics program of the 20 private, charter, and public schools in Division II (more than 600 students) of the Big Island Interscholastic Federation. This will be the school’s third year winning this award. The HMSA Kaimana Awards recognize Hawaii high schools whose […]

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Insurance commissioner reduces HMSA rate hike request

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Insurance Division has approved a reduced rate increase from Hawaii Medical Services Association for its community rated group plans (CRG). The CRGs mainly cover small businesses that employ less than 100 workers. HMSA requested a rate hike of 8.6 percent. Insurance Commissioner Gordon Ito approved a […]

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HMSA acquires Shipman land for Keaau office building

MEDIA RELEASE To improve service for East Hawaii residents, the Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA) will start development of a new office building in the heart of Keaau town on two acres recently acquired from W.H. Shipman, Limited. The relationship between HMSA and Shipman began three years ago when HMSA representatives started looking for land […]

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Kaiser, HMSA post gains in 2012

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Medical Services Association and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan (Hawaii) reported to the Hawaii Insurance Division that each posted profits in 2012. HMSA reported a profit of $36 million and KFHP reported a profit of $1.7 million, a net return of 1.5 percent and 0.2 percent respectively. The profits are primarily as a […]

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Students encouraged to enter meth video contest

MEDIA RELEASE To increase awareness of the dangers of methamphetamine, also known as “ice,” the Hawaii Meth Project is partnering with Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA) for the fourth year in a row to present a special award for Meth addiction prevention videos as part of HMSA’s 2013 Teen Video Awards Contest. The Hawaii Meth […]

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HMSA, Queen’s, state and U.S. government make educational loan repayment opportunity possible

Loan repayment program encourages health care providers in rural areas

HMSA, Queen’s, state and U.S. government make educational loan repayment opportunity possible

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Mobile medical van brings healthcare to rural areas

Representative Bob Herkes, the legislature, Kona Community Hospital and HMSA spearheaded the mobile van with the legislation and sponsorship for funding and staffing. The van will initially be working in Pahala at the public school.

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Hawaii Meth Project, HMSA present award in teen video contest

Hawaii Meth Project, HMSA present award in teen video contest

MEDIA RELEASE To increase awareness of the dangers of methamphetamine, also known as “ice,” the Hawaii Meth Project is partnering with Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA) for the third year in a row to present a special award for Meth addiction prevention videos as part of HMSA’s 2012 Teen Video Awards Contest. In addition to […]

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MED-QUEST awards QUEST health plan contracts

MED-QUEST awards QUEST health plan contracts

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Human Services (DHS) Med-QUEST Division (MQD) has awarded five health care contracts to the state’s Medicaid programs for low-income residents. The new QUEST contracts will improve access statewide, support new models to manage care for people with chronic diseases, and provide incentives for leveraging information technology to improve the health […]

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Our Island, Our Families, Our Health Mayor’s 2011 Health Fest event in Kailua-Kona Saturday (Aug 13).

Keeping it healthy in Kona Saturday (Aug 13)

Our Island, Our Families, Our Health Mayor’s 2011 Health Fest event in Kailua-Kona Saturday (Aug 13).

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Our Island, Our Families, Our Health event in Hilo

Mayor’s 2011 Health Fest in Hilo Saturday (Aug 6)

Our Island, Our Families, Our Health event in Hilo

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EUTF contracts to save employees, state millions

EUTF contracts to save employees, state millions

MEDIA RELEASE The Employer-Union Trust Fund (EUTF) has completed the periodic process of selecting providers of life, vision, dental, medical and pharmacy insurance — with significant savings for employers, active employees and retirees. Health benefit plan designs will remain the same. New contracts with these providers will be effective Jan. 1, 2012. The EUTF is […]

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