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Connector needs to be overhauled


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2013

~~<p>Critics of the Hawaii Health Connector have identified multiple problems with the setup and management of the online health-insurance marketplace, and the fact that all these severe flaws existed concurrently made the current crisis all but inevitable. Example: In a state already notorious for its information technology shortcomings, the work of getting the exchange running was not handled properly.</p>
<p>But most important among the failings was that many of the key discussions in the formative stages were made out of the public eye, which meant the taxpayer had no warning about the dysfunction.</p>
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Critics of the Hawaii Health Connector have identified multiple problems with the setup and management of the online health-insurance marketplace, and the fact that all these severe flaws existed concurrently made the current crisis all but inevitable. Example: In a state already notorious for its information technology shortcomings, the work of getting the exchange running was not handled properly.

But most important among the failings was that many of the key discussions in the formative stages were made out of the public eye, which meant the taxpayer had no warning about the dysfunction. Login for more...



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