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Committee Hearings on Obamacare in Hawaii
By News Release @ 2:05 AM :: 5199 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care

 

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION

Senator Rosalyn H. Baker, Chair

Senator Brickwood Galuteria, Vice Chair

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Senator Josh Green, M.D., Chair

Senator Rosalyn H. Baker, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING

 

DATE:

Monday, January 7, 2013

TIME:

2:00pm-3:30pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 229

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The purpose of this informational briefing is to receive an update from the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) of the federal Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) regarding the progress of national health insurance exchange implementation across the country.  These federal officials represent the agency tasked with administering the health insurance exchange implementation program and grant funding. The briefing will provide insight into their role for oversight of the grant funding and implementation of the Hawaii Health Connector, Hawaii’s state-based health insurance exchange.

 

The following individuals are invited to participate:

 

·         Coral Andrews, Executive Director, Hawaii Health Connector

·         Amanda Cowley, Acting Director, State Exchange Group, HHS, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), CCIIO

·         Kirk Grothe, Director, Division of State Marketplace and Data Services, Consumer Information and Insurance Systems Group, HHS, CMS, CCIIO

·         Eric Alborg, State Officer, State Exchange Group, HHS, CMS, CCIIO

 

No public testimony will be accepted.

 

If you require auxiliary aids or services to participate in the informational briefing (i.e. ASL or foreign language interpreter, or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the committee clerk at least 24 hours prior to the briefing so that arrangements can be made.

 

For further information, please call the Committee Clerk at 586-6070.

 

 

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION

Senator Rosalyn H. Baker, Chair

Senator Brickwood Galuteria, Vice Chair

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Senator Josh Green, M.D., Chair

Senator Rosalyn H. Baker, Vice Chair

 

COMMITTEE ON TECHNOLOGY AND THE ARTS

Senator Glenn Wakai, Chair

Senator Clarence K. Nishihara, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

TIME:

9:00am-11:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 229

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The purpose of this informational briefing is to receive an update on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and healthcare transformation in Hawaii.  The briefing also will provide an update on the development of the Hawaii Health Connector’s online exchange and technology’s role in the healthcare transformation process.

 

The following individuals are invited to participate:

 

·         Beth Giesting, Healthcare Transformation Coordinator, Office of the Governor

·         Tom Matsuda, ACA Implementation Manager, Office of the Governor

·         Coral Andrews, Executive Director, Hawaii Health Connector

·         Sanjeev “Sonny” Bhagowalia, Chief Information Officer, Office of Information Management and Technology

 

No public testimony will be accepted.

 

If you require auxiliary aids or services to participate in the informational briefing (i.e. ASL or foreign language interpreter, or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the committee clerk at least 24 hours prior to the briefing so that arrangements can be made.

 

For further information, please call the Committee Clerk at 586-6070.

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