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Friday, November 20, 2015
Ige Shutting Down Health Connector in Midst of Reenrollment Drive
By News Release @ 4:45 PM :: 2535 Views :: Health Care

Open enrollment began on Nov. 1 and concludes on Jan. 31, 2016....

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Feds Indict ‘Natural’ Supplements Makers behind Hawaii Death
By News Release @ 10:47 PM :: 2472 Views :: Health Care, GMOs

Much of the alleged fraud focused on the defendants’ claims that their products were made from natural plant extracts.  In truth, as one defendant put it, “lol stuff is completely 100 % synthethic [sic]”....

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Friday, November 13, 2015
First Hawaii Women Veterans Conference Set for Saturday
By News Release @ 3:58 PM :: 2921 Views :: Health Care, Military

In Hawaii there are more than 14,000 women veterans; only 4,300 access their benefits and health care through the VA....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Congress asks Hawaii Health Exchange where the money went
By Selected News Articles @ 4:38 PM :: 2587 Views :: Health Care
“The hearing… did not answer all the committee’s questions nor fully assuaged its concerns that tax dollars have been, and are being, spent inappropriately.”
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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Obamacare Covers 2.6% of Hawaii Insured
By News Release @ 1:00 PM :: 2414 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

The uninsured rate pre-Obamacare was 7.89 percent and has fallen to a current rate of 5.27 percent, with 31,653 persons gaining health insurance....

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Thursday, November 05, 2015
Hawaii Gets 'C' on March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card
By News Release @ 8:05 PM :: 2592 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...the 2015 March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card for the first time grades the state’s counties and reveals persistent disparities between communities and among racial and ethnic groups....

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Wednesday, November 04, 2015
The Unaffordable Care Act
By NCPA @ 1:02 PM :: 2848 Views :: Health Care, Cost of Living

As the sheen wears off of subsidized health coverage, and more Americans find they are paying hundreds per month for coverage that provides few benefits....

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Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Hawaii Is the State with the Smallest Weight Problems
By Selected News Articles @ 12:54 PM :: 2344 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Our data set ranges from the percentage of adults and children who are overweight and obese to the sugary-beverage consumption among adolescents....

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Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Video: Why Privatize State Hospitals?
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:43 AM :: 2196 Views :: Health Care

Leonard Gilroy, editor of the widely-read Annual Privatization Report, is an expert in how local, state, and federal governments are bringing competition to public services....

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Sunday, November 01, 2015
63% of Americans Blame Mental Health—Not Guns—for Mass Shootings
By Selected News Articles @ 1:58 PM :: 2303 Views :: Health Care, Second Amendment

...mass shootings in this country are more a reflection of problems identifying and treating people with mental health problems....

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Sunday, November 01, 2015
40,000 Hawaii Obamacare Enrollees Have to Start All Over with Feds
By News Release @ 2:07 AM :: 2230 Views :: Health Care

Hawaii residents can go directly to Healthcare.gov or call toll free 1(800) 318-2596 to find a suitable plan and can enroll through January 31, 2016....

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Monday, October 26, 2015
Hawaii Health Department Vulnerable to Waste and Abuse
By NCPA @ 12:30 PM :: 2649 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care

An investigation by Hawaii's state auditor into the state's Department of Health....

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Friday, October 23, 2015
State, Kaiser Begin Maui Hospital Negotiations
By News Release @ 7:32 PM :: 3095 Views :: Maui County, Health Care, Labor

"The state will negotiate in good faith to secure the best possible outcome for our citizens and for employees of the facilities involved,” said Gov. David Ige....

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Keeping Track of Sex-Ed in DoE Classrooms
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 2:05 PM :: 3505 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care

The new policy also requires that a description of the curriculum used by the school to be made available to parents before instruction starts....

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Saturday, October 17, 2015
Labor Market Effects: Obamacare vs Hawaii Prepaid Health Care
By NCPA @ 12:15 PM :: 2918 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Labor

...0.5 to 1 percentage point increase in the part-time fraction in high-uninsurance states relative to low-uninsurance states....

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Friday, October 16, 2015
Federal Report: Hawaii Obamacare Exchange has Returned no Unspent Money
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 12:13 PM :: 2212 Views :: Health Care

Hawaii, which is in the process of closing out its exchange, received $205,342,270....

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Thursday, October 08, 2015
Obamacare: 30% of Large Employer Plans Hit by Cadillac Tax
By News Release @ 3:47 PM :: 2344 Views :: Health Care, Labor

New Study Finds Excise Tax is Having Significant Impact on U.S. Employers ....

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Wednesday, October 07, 2015
New Assisted Suicide Law Could Especially Hurt the Poor
By Selected News Articles @ 2:02 PM :: 2638 Views :: Health Care, Life
“You read about Oregon denying someone a lung transplant, but, ‘Here, you can you have these pills.’”
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Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Obamacare Rate Hikes Approved: 27% HMSA, 34% Kaiser
By News Release @ 2:34 AM :: 2521 Views :: Health Care

... factors were “pent up demand” for services sought by previously uninsured individuals, transitional plans and previously low penalties for ignoring ACA’s individual mandate keeping healthy populations out of the marketplace, high cost specialty drugs, and ACA taxes and fees ....

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Sunday, October 04, 2015
These Democrats Who Voted For Obamacare Are Now Desperate To Change It
By Selected News Articles @ 1:36 AM :: 3082 Views :: Democratic Party, Health Care, Labor

Now 41 of them say it has a major flaw that needs to be changed....

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Video: House Investigates Hawaii Obamacare Exchange
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 11:55 PM :: 2083 Views :: Health Care

Witnesses from six states - California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Oregon – attended the hearing....

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Feds Demand their Money Back from Dysfunctional Hawaii Medicaid Fraud Unit
By News Release @ 1:40 PM :: 3072 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement

...reimbursing OIG for Federal financial participation claimed for costs related to investigations of ineligible cases, to misplaced equipment, and to unallowable costs for equipment....

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Monday, September 28, 2015
Analysis: Hawaii First State to Seek Obamacare Waiver
By Selected News Articles @ 10:20 PM :: 3875 Views :: Health Care

...On September 9 Hawaii became the first state to post a draft waiver proposal for public comment....

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Friday, September 25, 2015
Mazie Hirono, Bernie Sanders Denounce Obamacare Cadillac Tax
By News Release @ 2:44 AM :: 2563 Views :: Health Care

“The Cadillac tax is a harmful provision that would affect one in four employers,” Hirono said....

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Thursday, September 24, 2015
Tsutsui: Ige Should Consider Halting Maui Hospital Negotiations
By News Release @ 6:19 PM :: 2941 Views :: Health Care, Labor

"...I believe that we should not rush to complete a deal...."

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Kaiser Selected to Operate Maui Memorial Hospital
By News Release @ 5:08 PM :: 2892 Views :: Maui County, Health Care

Act 103 authorized Maui Region to transfer its facilities to a new entity as a way to mitigate future budget deficits....

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015
'Natural' Supplements Sold in Hawaii Recalled -- 'Could be Lethal'
By Selected News Articles @ 7:12 PM :: 3143 Views :: Health Care, GMOs

Using these products for more than a month could be lethal....

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015
DoH Releases Master Plan for Mental Hospital
By News Release @ 5:58 PM :: 2017 Views :: Health Care

The Hawaii State Hospital in Kaneohe for more than a decade has been challenged with overcrowded patient conditions....

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Monday, September 21, 2015
Diabetes Rates Increase in Hawaii
By News Release @ 8:05 PM :: 2134 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

But Hawaii has 3rd lowest obesity rates....

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Monday, September 21, 2015
Feds Coming for 14th Annual CNHA Confab
By News Release @ 4:58 PM :: 2541 Views :: Akaka Bill, Health Care

President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Visits Hawaii for the First Time....

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Sunday, September 20, 2015
Feds Rate Hawaii Health Insurance Plans
By News Release @ 2:26 PM :: 2216 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...health plans are rated based on performance and quality of care....

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Friday, September 18, 2015
Report Finds Hawaii’s Obamacare Exchange Wasted At Least $11 Million
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 1:43 AM :: 2173 Views :: Health Care

Hawaii Health Connector failed to select the most qualified vendor for the best price, awarded a flawed, poorly written contract, and failed to monitor the contract....

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Thursday, September 17, 2015
Report: Challenges Facing Hawaii 40 Years After the Prepaid Health Care Act
By News Release @ 2:38 AM :: 2882 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...premiums are expected to rise further as a result of various Affordable Care Act-related fees....

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Hawaii Hits Residents with Wave of New Bans
By Selected News Articles @ 4:19 PM :: 3452 Views :: Environment, Health Care, Law Enforcement
“There is absolutely no reason to ban e-cigarettes”
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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Study: Hawaii Ranks 4th in Safer Sex
By News Release @ 3:44 AM :: 2319 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...ranking states on two measures of safer sex: sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and contraception across eight (8) indicators....

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Sexually Active High Schoolers Without Birth Control—Hawaii Ranks 7th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:25 PM :: 3108 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

CDC Youth Behavior Risk Survey data ....

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Monday, September 14, 2015
Video: Why are there so few doctors in Hawaii?
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:01 PM :: 2598 Views :: Health Care

...guest host Joe Kent speaks with physician Kyle Varner about the shortage of doctors in the Aloha state....

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Saturday, September 12, 2015
Obamacare Waiver: Ige Plans Statewide Hearings
By News Release @ 1:15 AM :: 2265 Views :: Health Care

...statewide public briefings on three health care initiatives meant to improve insurance coverage, health care access, and coordination of care....

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Saturday, September 12, 2015
Report: Meth use among older Hawaii adults nearly doubles
By News Release @ 12:47 AM :: 3182 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

For adults 18 to 49 years, methamphetamine was the most frequently reported primary substance at the time of admission (42% - 50%)....

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Thursday, September 10, 2015
'Smart911' Gives Your Profile to Emergency Responders
By News Release @ 6:40 PM :: 2605 Views :: Honolulu County, Health Care

Public Safety Officials Encourage Residents to Create a Safety Profile with New Service....

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Thursday, September 10, 2015
Hawaii 4th Best State to Have a Baby
By Selected News Articles @ 12:36 AM :: 2445 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Our data set includes such metrics as delivery costs, average annual infant-care costs, the per-capita number of midwives and OB-GYNs, and the per-capita number of child care centers....

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Monday, September 07, 2015
Autism: Federal Judge Orders DoE to Pay for Special Education in Private Schools
By Selected News Articles @ 2:38 PM :: 3392 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care

It should thwart DOE attempts to yank students out of private placements while hearings are in progress....

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Saturday, September 05, 2015
Statewide immunization rates for HPV lagging
By News Release @ 6:10 PM :: 2383 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Only 34% of females and 15% of males in Hawai'i have been fully immunized....

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Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Auditor: Hawaii Health Connector Sent $21.6M to a House in Virginia
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 5:23 PM :: 3164 Views :: Health Care

Mansha Consulting LLC was established in 2011 and operated out of a single-family home in Virginia....

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Saturday, August 29, 2015
Feds Secretly Threaten to Revoke UH Manoa Biolab Permits
By Selected News Articles @ 2:10 PM :: 2956 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

...“widespread regulatory non-compliance” and "a serious disregard" for regulations for security, biosafety, incident response and training....

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Monday, August 17, 2015
Failed Obamacare State Exchange May Cost Taxpayers Millions More
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 4:35 PM :: 2532 Views :: Health Care

Reports on the cost vary, with estimates as low as $2 million and as high as $20 million....

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Saturday, August 15, 2015
Maui's New Public-Private Partnerships--Panel Discussion on Possibilities and Challenges Ahead
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:02 PM :: 3222 Views :: Maui County, Health Care, Labor
Mayor Alan Arakawa
Dr. David Ulin of Kaiser Permanente
Dr. Nicole Apoliona of the Kula Hospital, Maui
Dr. Gerard Livaudais, of Hawaii Pacific Health
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Monday, August 10, 2015
Healthy, Affordable Retirement? Honolulu Ranks Near the Bottom
By News Release @ 6:35 PM :: 3261 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

Seattle is the best city in the United States for healthy retirement living, with Minneapolis-St. Paul, Denver, Portland (Oregon) and Hartford rounding out the top five....

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Sunday, August 09, 2015
Hawaii Praised for Cancer-Fighting Public Policies
By News Release @ 12:54 AM :: 2360 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality....

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Sunday, August 09, 2015
Ige to hear Testimony on Maui Memorial Partnership Plan Tuesday
By Selected News Articles @ 12:40 AM :: 3531 Views :: Maui County, Health Care, Labor
Maui Waena Intermediate School – Kahului
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
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