Tag Archives: Hawaii

  • Considering a State Individual Mandate? What Policymakers Can Learn from Massachusetts’ Experience and Maryland’s Proposal

    As states reach the midway point of their 2018 legislative sessions, many are looking for ways to stabilize their insurance marketplaces now that Congress has effectively eliminated the individual mandate that required all residents to be insured or pay a penalty. Without guaranteed participation by healthier consumers, marketplaces risk having more high-cost consumers in their […]

    February 20, 2018 | Filed under: Blog Posts, Front Page, State Health Policy Blog
  • In Hawaii:   As of July 1, 2011, there were 272,218 beneficiaries enrolled in Hawaii Medicaid. Of these, 268,645 were enrolled in one of four commercial managed care organizations (MCOs) or one Medicaid-only MCO under a managed care program known as Hawaii QUEST. QUEST provides medical and mental health services. Dental services are provided on […]

    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Hawaii
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Hawaii  2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Hawaii 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Hawaii 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Hawaii Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Hawaii NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Hawaii operates a Medicaid expansion CHIP […]

    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Hawaii
  • In Hawaii, a public-private partnership—known as the Hawaii Healthcare Project— between the Office of the Governor and Hawaii’s health care industry identified priorities for the state’s health care system in 2012. Among these transformation priorities is the development of “Accountable Care-Like (ACO-like) Organizations” that build on a state strategy to develop patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) […]

    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Hawaii
  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA) offers states multiple policy levers to improve health status and care for racial and ethnic minority populations through delivery system reforms, public health and community interventions, and insurance coverage, as well as provisions specific to disparities reduction. This report synthesizes the experiences of teams from seven states (Arkansas, Connecticut, Hawaii, […]

  • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) provides an opportunity for states to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care. As states roll out health care reform implementation, they can use disparities data to inform their actions. This issue brief was prepared by NASHP for the Agency for Healthcare […]

  • No HIE Strategic Plan available yet.

    April 5, 2010 | Filed under: Hawaii
  • In Hawaii, the PCO and PCA work together to provide technical assistance to CHCs to support the adoption of health information systems and collaborated to expand services for the establishment of new CHCs. Their coordination with several oral health groups also led to state legislation for a new dental license called community services licenses. The […]

    January 11, 2010 | Filed under: Hawaii
  • In May 2011, Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie announced his administration’s intent to secure medical homes for Hawaii’s 270,000 Med-QUEST (Medicaid) beneficiaries. Integrating behavioral health and social services with primary care will be a major goal of the state’s medical home efforts. Hawaii is currently working to develop and obtain approval for a health homes state plan […]

    August 31, 2009 | Filed under: Hawaii