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Doctors praise and pan HMSA’s new payment plan

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Dr. David Kaminskas, a neurologist with Castle Medical Group, is already using HMSA’s new payment model and said he is hopeful the system will lead to improved results for patients and transform the practice of medicine. Above, Kaminskas runs through a typical exam.

A new payment model the Hawaii Medical Service Association began rolling out with its primary care physicians in April is being expanded to include alternative reimbursements for specialists such as cardiologists, oncologists and orthopedists. Read more

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