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Hawaii's Medicaid numbers up 7% year-over-year

Shawna De La Rosa | Oct 29, 2020 | Hawaii

Cybercriminals target U.S. health care systems

By Shawna De La Rosa | Oct 29, 2020 | Federal, Oregon

Anthem introduces Blue Connection

By Shawna De La Rosa | Oct 29, 2020 | California

Hawaii's Medicaid numbers up 7% year-over-year

By Shawna De La Rosa | Oct 29, 2020 | Hawaii

CMA's Virtual Grand Rounds webinar to focus on COVID-19 vaccine

By Shawna De La Rosa | Oct 28, 2020 | California

Oregon could lose billions in ACA repeal

By Shawna De La Rosa | Oct 27, 2020 | Oregon

2020 Scorecard on State Health System Performance released

Emily Boerger | Sep 11, 2020 | Alaska, California, Hawaii, Washington

The Commonwealth Fund released its 2020 Scorecard on State Health System Performance on Friday, offering a state-by-state comparison on a broad range of health indicators. These recent findings include data collected prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new scorecard includes a total of 49 measurements which are grouped into four...[ Read More ]

Hawai‘i COVID Collaborative launches COVID Pau public information initiative

| Sep 9, 2020 | Hawaii

Today, the Hawaiʻi COVID Collaborative launched COVID Pau, a statewide multi-channel communications initiative designed to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in Hawaiʻi. Funded up to $1M in cash and in-kind contributions by a hui of private businesses and nonprofit organizations, COVID Pau provides a reliable, actionable data dashboard, expert...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Bruce Anderson, Medicaid enrollments, Jeannette Koijane

| Sep 3, 2020 | Hawaii

On August 9th, 309 new cases were reported in Hawaii – almost 50% higher than the two week average of new daily cases. The 14-day average is 230 new cases. At that lower rate of 230 cases per day, that means 1 in 16 Hawaii residents will likely contract the...[ Read More ]

Hawaii’s Medicaid enrollment increased 11.3% in the past year

Emily Boerger | Sep 1, 2020 | Hawaii

Over the past year, Medicaid enrollment has increased by over 37,000 individuals in Hawaii. In August 2019, 330,601 individuals were enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program. A year later, as of August 17 Medicaid membership now totals 367,994 – representing an 11.3% increase. During this time period, Kaiser Permanente and...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Jeannette Koijane

Emily Boerger | Aug 31, 2020 | Hawaii

Jeannette Koijane is the Executive Director of Kokua Mau Inc., a resource for information on advance care planning, hospice, and palliative care. She joins us in this edition of “What They’re Watching” to discuss the importance of palliative care. These remarks were recorded before the COVID-19 pandemic during our previous...[ Read More ]

California Congresswoman seeks answers about contact tracing and use of federal funds in Hawaii

Emily Boerger | Aug 24, 2020 | Hawaii

A California Congresswoman is seeking answers from Gov. David Ige after Hawaii’s recent surge in COVID-19 cases. Last week, US Rep. Anna Eshoo, who Chairs the Subcommittee of Health within the House Energy and Commerce Committee, sent a letter to Ige expressing concern about the increase in COVID-19 cases in...[ Read More ]

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