Coverage for telephonic behavioral health services among Gov. Ige’s intent to veto bills
Nicole Pasia | Jul 1, 2022 | Hawaii
In this edition of "5 Things We're Watching" we feature an update on the state's efforts to develop data-driven solutions to address substance use, a conversation on women's health policy, and a look at hospital price transparency compliance. Thank you for your continued support! Emily Boerger State of Reform
Francoise Culley-Trotman is the CEO of AlohaCare, which serves Hawaii’s QUEST Integration Medicaid and Medicare beneficiaries. AlohaCare recently partnered with Papa Ola Lōkahi to launch Ke Aloha Mau, where members can receive new Native Hawaiian health services, such as hula and lomilomi massage, as a no-cost benefit. AlohaCare’s initial utilization
Rep. Linda Ichiyama (D - Moanalua Valley) is the Chair of the Hawaii House Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness Committee. She is also a co-convener of the bipartisan Women’s Legislative Caucus (WLC). In this Q&A, Ichiyama discusses her committee’s key developments this past session, goals for next year, and legislation to
Federal reimbursement rates for child nutrition programs in Hawaiʻi do not currently reflect the high cost of living, a new report found. Nearly 1 in 3 keiki in Hawaiʻi were projected to be food insecure in 2020, and advocates are calling for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to readjust
State leaders are focusing on a data-driven response to improve care for people struggling with substance abuse in Hawaii. The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division (ADAD) within the Department of Health recently launched a webinar series to review the Hawai‘i State Plan for a Data Driven System of Care on
As Hawaiʻi and the nation observe Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage month, AlohaCare announces Ke Aloha Mau, their newly launched culturally responsive services to target mental, physical and spiritual health. Beginning with Lomilomi and Hula, AlohaCare’s covered healthcare benefits will also include Ho‘oponopono and ‘Ai Pono.