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Hawaii Health Connector — Missing the connection?

Don’t wait until 2017 to seek a limited waiver from the ACA’s small business market exchange requirement

By Michael A. Gold

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 15, 2014

~~<p class="p1">Over the past few days, we've engaged in a vigorous discussion about the future of the Hawaii Health Connector, our state's online exchange that offers individuals and businesses health plans as mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Much rides on the outcome of our discussions.</p>
<p class="p1">I believe in the ACA's goal of universal health insurance coverage for Americans. It's an important goal befitting a great nation with a strong tradition of providing assistance for those who need help the most. In some areas, the Hawaii Health Connector has moved our state closer to that goal, particularly in helping to identify some 30,000 of our friends and neighbors who may be eligible for QUEST insurance coverage.</p>
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Over the past few days, we've engaged in a vigorous discussion about the future of the Hawaii Health Connector, our state's online exchange that offers individuals and businesses health plans as mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Much rides on the outcome of our discussions.

I believe in the ACA's goal of universal health insurance coverage for Americans. It's an important goal befitting a great nation with a strong tradition of providing assistance for those who need help the most. In some areas, the Hawaii Health Connector has moved our state closer to that goal, particularly in helping to identify some 30,000 of our friends and neighbors who may be eligible for QUEST insurance coverage. Login for more...



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