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A new year for Obamacare

Hawaii’s $53 million contract with a firm for a new online health insurance exchange is part of states’ required phase-in

By Lee Catterall

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 16, 2012

~~<p>The high court has ruled, the president has been reelected and Hawaii is awaiting acceptance of its plan under the federal Affordable Care Act ahead of most other states.</p>
<p>&quot;We're moving at a very past pace, based on the deadlines that the federal government has laid out in front of us,&quot; said Coral Andrews, executive director of the Hawaii Health Connector, which was created to gear up for completion of the national health care overhaul by the end of next year.</p>
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The high court has ruled, the president has been reelected and Hawaii is awaiting acceptance of its plan under the federal Affordable Care Act ahead of most other states.

"We're moving at a very past pace, based on the deadlines that the federal government has laid out in front of us," said Coral Andrews, executive director of the Hawaii Health Connector, which was created to gear up for completion of the national health care overhaul by the end of next year. Login for more...



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