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Health Connector needs a sustainability plan

By Gerry Silva

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 26, 2014

~~<p>Consumers and taxpayers are eyeing two important deadlines for the Hawaii Health Connector, the insurance marketplace established by the state Legislature in 2011 to provide access to health policies under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).</p>
<p>March 31 is the deadline for individuals and families to enroll in a health plan to avoid tax penalties and/or be eligible to receive tax subsidies. This is an important date for up to 100,000 uninsured residents in the islands, as many as half of whom may qualify for coverage under the expanded Medicaid program.</p>
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Consumers and taxpayers are eyeing two important deadlines for the Hawaii Health Connector, the insurance marketplace established by the state Legislature in 2011 to provide access to health policies under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

March 31 is the deadline for individuals and families to enroll in a health plan to avoid tax penalties and/or be eligible to receive tax subsidies. This is an important date for up to 100,000 uninsured residents in the islands, as many as half of whom may qualify for coverage under the expanded Medicaid program. Login for more...



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