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Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Obamacare Premiums to Rise 300%
By NCPA @ 2:21 PM :: 4163 Views :: Health Care
ACA Premium Rate Impact.
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Sunday, May 26, 2013
A New Moral Treatment: Humane institutionalization can help the mentally ill and protect society
By Selected News Articles @ 10:22 PM :: 7475 Views :: Health Care, Second Amendment

...over 90 percent of patients who would have been committed before deinstitutionalization are now out in the world....

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Friday, May 24, 2013
UHERO: Does Abortion Pill Reduce Surgical Abortion?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:10 PM :: 6654 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Life
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Friday, May 24, 2013
Coming Soon: Two Tier Health Care System
By John Goodman @ 2:29 PM :: 3958 Views :: Health Care

Just as in Canada or Britain, we are going to experience rationing by waiting...

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Hawaii Lowest Alzheimer’s Mortality in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 11:14 PM :: 3698 Views :: Health Care
...Washington had a U.S.-leading rate of 43.6 per 100,000 population, compared with 10.5 per 100,000 in Hawaii....
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The Fourth Scandal
By NCPA @ 11:35 AM :: 3509 Views :: Health Care
It is illegal for government officials to solicit money from companies they regulate, according to Sarah Kliff from The Washington Post....
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
ObamaCare Mandates Dramatically Expand the Internal Revenue Service's Power
By NCPA @ 11:33 AM :: 4615 Views :: Health Care, Taxes

...many people are exempt from the mandate, and so the IRS has to know a lot about you in order to decide whether you are in compliance....

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Navigating the ObamaCare Maze
By NCPA @ 1:28 PM :: 3409 Views :: Health Care

On October 1, millions of Americans are supposed to be able to go online and acquire health insurance on electronic exchanges in the states where they live....

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Monday, May 20, 2013
Abercrombie Signs Seat belt Law, Calculates Savings at $7226 per Victim
By News Release @ 11:37 PM :: 5145 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement

...average medical charges were nearly tripled among those who did not use seat belts ($11,043), compared to restrained passengers ($3,817)....

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Thursday, May 16, 2013
Morning Bell: Obamacare Is About Power
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:49 PM :: 3562 Views :: Health Care

Members of the House of Representatives are scheduled to vote Thursday to repeal all of Obamacare....

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Med-Quest Enrollment Cancelled After HMSA Starts Losing Customers
By News Release @ 4:59 AM :: 7513 Views :: Health Care

a payment dispute between the Hawaii Medical Service Association and the Wai­anae Coast Comprehensive Health Center was causing HMSA to lose 1000s of customers....

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Monday, May 13, 2013
ObamaCare’s Unfair Treatment of Middle Class Families
By NCPA @ 4:38 PM :: 4665 Views :: Health Care, Taxes

...many workers will soon discover that when they earn more money, they end up with less take-home pay....

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Sunday, May 12, 2013
Database Reveals Hawaii MDs and the Drugs They Prescribe
By Andrew Walden @ 9:26 PM :: 6365 Views :: Health Care

... a new-media, information age repressive technique aimed at physicians ....

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Sunday, May 12, 2013
Hawaii Obamacare Leaders Warn: “We’re not Going to Have Any Health Care”
By Selected News Articles @ 8:39 PM :: 15715 Views :: Health Care

Those who are implementing Obamacare in Hawaii are now putting themselves on the record predicting disaster....

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Sunday, May 12, 2013
Obamacare: Taxpayers Must Report Personal Health ID Info to IRS
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 1:11 AM :: 4901 Views :: Health Care, Taxes

When Obamacare’s individual mandate takes effect in 2014, all Americans who file income tax returns must complete an additional IRS tax form....

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Thursday, May 9, 2013
Big Cash Giveaway: Health Connector Announces Marketplace Assister Funding Opportunity
By News Release @ 4:33 PM :: 3439 Views :: Health Care

...block grants to community organizations and individuals who are established as trusted resources within their communities....

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Hawaii--How Safe is Your Hospital?
By News Release @ 10:13 PM :: 5006 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

For the first time ever, this score empowers you to make informed decisions about the safety of your hospital care....

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013
VA Electronic Health Records: What Federally Mandated Health Integration Really Looks Like
By NCPA @ 11:50 AM :: 3815 Views :: Health Care

...Shinseki has vowed to use integrated electronic records and paperless IT solutions to make health care more efficient...there has been little progress.....

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Monday, May 6, 2013
Streamlined ObamaCare Application Leaves Program Open to Insurance Fraud
By NCPA @ 10:09 PM :: 3104 Views :: Health Care

Coming to Hawaii this fall....

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Monday, May 6, 2013
Study: No Difference Between Medicaid and Uninsured
By John Goodman @ 10:01 PM :: 3861 Views :: Health Care

...as far as physical health is concerned there is no difference between being in Medicaid and being uninsured....

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Saturday, May 4, 2013
Obamacare Trouble: 'Death Panel' Does Not Exist
By Selected News Articles @ 11:13 PM :: 3578 Views :: Health Care
...a 15-member board that will develop proposals for cutting Medicare whenever Medicare's projected growth rate exceeds the target....
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013
President Says Obamacare Is Going Great
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:11 AM :: 3082 Views :: Health Care
There are just a few slight details left to be implemented, but we shouldn't worry about those....
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Tuesday, April 30, 2013
States Could Push Part-Time Employees Into Obamacare Exchanges
By NCPA @ 8:35 AM :: 4909 Views :: Health Care, Labor
Washington state lawmakers have found a creative way of transferring a large chunk of their health care expenses into the health exchanges....
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Monday, April 29, 2013
PEW: New Health Exchange Unlikely to End Insurance Monopoly in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 9:21 AM :: 5161 Views :: Health Care

... in states with a dominant insurance carrier, competition and lower prices may not arrive for quite some time ....

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Monday, April 29, 2013
PEW: Lack of Competition Might Hamper Hawaii Health Exchange
By Selected News Articles @ 9:10 AM :: 4930 Views :: Health Care

... in many states, people won’t have a lot of health insurance choices when the exchanges launch in October ....

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Will the Number of Uninsured Rise Under ObamaCare?
By NCPA @ 10:42 AM :: 3637 Views :: Health Care

...the massive law that was enacted to solve the problem of the uninsured in America is more likely to worsen it....

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Monday, April 22, 2013
Act 27: Abercrombie Orders Doctors, Hospitals to Provide Abortion Pills
By News Release @ 11:00 PM :: 6625 Views :: First Amendment, Health Care

...provisions that require any hospital in Hawaii to provide information about, offer and, if accepted or requested, dispense emergency contraception....

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Saturday, April 20, 2013
Obamacare Paycuts Pushing 900 Hawaii MDs Into Retirement
By News Release @ 2:17 AM :: 4666 Views :: Health Care

"There are many changes coming to medicine that some physicians might not like."

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Thursday, April 18, 2013
'Grand Bargain' Cuts Hospital Support $18B
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:34 AM :: 3107 Views :: Health Care

...They are now trying to convince governors and state legislators that a series of state-level “grand bargains” could produce “savings“ in exchange for expanding Medicaid....

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Obamacare Tax Credits Target 70,000 Hawaii Households
By News Release @ 10:59 PM :: 4728 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Meanwhile ... Hawaii Health Insurance Rates to Rise 12% to 21% Next Year....

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Young Adults on Parents' Health Plans Cost More
By NCPA @ 3:34 PM :: 3068 Views :: Health Care

Under the Affordable Care Act, children up to the age of 26 years can stay on their parents' health insurance plan....

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Hawaii Suspends TB Test Requirement for Food Handlers
By Selected News Articles @ 3:00 AM :: 4342 Views :: Health Care

In a typical year, Hawaii conducts about 50,000 tuberculosis skin tests and treats 120 people found to be carrying the bacteria. The state anticipates suspensions of TB clearances to last for 120 days....

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Monday, April 15, 2013
Emergency Services Briefing: Lack of Emergency Rooms in West Oahu
By News Release @ 2:40 PM :: 4239 Views :: Health Care
...two City Councilmembers will host a briefing with hospital officials and emergency responders, who will report the availability of emergency rooms in the Ewa region....
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Monday, April 15, 2013
Cost of Health Insurance Exchanges Shoots Up
By NCPA @ 2:22 PM :: 2905 Views :: Health Care
As installation of the exchanges becomes more complicated, the cost of the exchanges has risen rapidly over the last year....
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Thursday, April 11, 2013
Temporary insurance program foreshadows exploding costs for ObamaCare
By Selected News Articles @ 9:59 AM :: 3510 Views :: Health Care

An early ObamaCare health insurance program that has been operating for nearly three years is foreshadowing big problems to come....

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Monday, April 8, 2013
Feds Give Hawaii Health Connector $128M to Pay for Overhead
By News Release @ 10:59 AM :: 5501 Views :: Health Care

This award will fund the customer service call center, consumer assistance program and general maintenance and operations of the Connector through December 2014....

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Sunday, April 7, 2013
Creative Insolvency: EUTF to Enter ‘Shadow Insurance Industry’?
By Andrew Walden @ 1:36 PM :: 9342 Views :: Health Care, Labor
...a multi-billion dollar scheme to rework Hawaii government employees pension and health insurance funding is made its way through the legislature....
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Friday, April 5, 2013
Civilian Doctors Wary of Accepting Military's TRICARE
By NCPA @ 11:16 AM :: 3928 Views :: Health Care

An estimated 620,000 Pentagon health care recipients struggle to find private doctors who will accept them as patients ....

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Hawaii Health Insurance Rates to Rise 12% to 21% Next Year
By Andrew Walden @ 1:39 PM :: 8119 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care
“the costs shown in the tables are at projected 2014 levels”
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Friday, March 22, 2013
Thanks to Obamacare…
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:57 PM :: 4105 Views :: Health Care

...Please share these impacts to mark three years of this bureaucratic nightmare.... 

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Thursday, March 21, 2013
Compassionate Care Versus Religious Freedom
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 7:04 PM :: 6518 Views :: Health Care, Life

HB 411 HD2 and SB 1109 SD2.  HFF, HCC and HFA all testified in opposition to the bills because no conscience provisions are included.... 

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Thursday, March 21, 2013
AARP: Health Connector Transparency Legislation Did Not Pass
By News Release @ 1:17 AM :: 5534 Views :: Health Care

"AARP opposes the appropriation of State funds for the operation of the Connector in 2015"

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
ObamaCare: Drastic Payment Cuts or Ballooning Deficit
By NCPA @ 2:26 PM :: 3409 Views :: Health Care

If Congress alters the health care law's payment cuts to doctors and hospitals, costs could skyrocket....

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Hawaii Scores ‘F’ on Health Care Price Transparency Laws
By NCPA @ 2:36 PM :: 5877 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Hawaii Does Not Have A Single Health Care Price Transparency Law....

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Monday, March 18, 2013
Affordable Care Act Application Long and Cumbersome
By NCPA @ 3:18 PM :: 3512 Views :: Health Care

Emerging new details about the application process for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) suggest that applying for benefits will be an onerous and grueling process....

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Thursday, March 14, 2013
Medicaid Expansion Is the Wrong Move
By NCPA @ 1:59 PM :: 3367 Views :: Health Care

By 2021, 46 percent of all Americans will be dependent on the government for their health care....

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Many Patients Object to Focusing on Costs
By NCPA @ 3:37 PM :: 3159 Views :: Health Care

The study shows that many patients believe that medical decisions should not consider financial costs but only consider health....

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Obamacare's Medicaid Trap
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:21 PM :: 4063 Views :: Health Care

While Members of Congress are arguing about defunding parts of Obamacare, the rubber is meeting the road in the states....

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Medicare Advantage Cuts under ObamaCare Will Affect Low-Income Seniors Most
By NCPA @ 3:44 PM :: 4651 Views :: Health Care

Low-income seniors will see an estimated 7 percent to 8 percent reduction in their Medicare Advantage benefits in 2014....

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Monday, March 11, 2013
RFP: Hawaii Health Connector Seeks Seamless Customer Experience
By News Release @ 7:28 PM :: 4827 Views :: Health Care

The nonprofit State-based Exchange is seeking a customer service partner that knows how to service Hawai‘i’s residents, and that can bring strong capabilities that will enable a seamless customer experience....

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