Statement from Coral Andrews, Executive Director of the Hawai‘i Health Connector
News Release from Hawaii Health Connector
HONOLULU, HI October 9, 2013 — “The Hawai‘i Health Connector apologizes for any inconvenience the delay in plan presentation has caused consumers who want to shop for health insurance in the online marketplace. We continue to engage with consumers who are interested in learning how they can evaluate their health insurance coverage options. Both our Kōkua and our contact center are continuing to meet the strong statewide demand. We won’t stop working until the doors to HawaiiHealthConnector.com are wide open, allowing every resident of Hawai‘i to have access to affordable coverage.”
For more information about the Connector, please visit: HawaiiHealthConnector.com.
About the Hawai‘i Health Connector
The Hawai‘i Health Connector is the online health insurance marketplace for Hawai‘i. The Connector was established as a non-profit organization in 2011 by the Hawai‘i State Legislature through Act 205, in order to comply with the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010. The Connector’s aim is an online marketplace that is of Hawai‘i-for-Hawai‘i, one that takes into account the State’s unique culture and works with the Prepaid Health Care Act, an employer mandate for health insurance coverage in effect since 1974. For more information, visit www.HawaiiHealthConnector.com.
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