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SB2207       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO HEALTH CARE INSURANCE.
Report Title: Health Care; Single-payer Universal Health Care Insurance System; State Health Care Insurance Planning and Financing Authority; Appropriation ($)
Description: Establishes a single-payer universal health care insurance system to provide the same high-quality level of medically necessary health care to all Hawaii residents. Prohibits private health care insurers from duplicating the coverages provided by the system. Establishes the state health care insurance planning and financing authority within the department of health to operate the system. Provides the structure and duties of the authority. Requires that the functions, rights, powers, duties, and appropriations of the Hawaii health authority, DLIR as they relate to the Hawaii Prepaid Health Care Act, and Hawaii employer union health benefits trust fund be transferred to the state health care insurance planning and financing authority. Repeals the Hawaii health authority. Appropriates funds to the state health care insurance planning and financing authority to establish and operate the single-payer universal health care insurance system.
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: CPH/LBR, WAM
Introducer(s): GREEN, S. CHANG, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, Gabbard, Harimoto, Ihara, Keith-Agaran

Sort by Date Status Text
1/19/2018SIntroduced.
1/22/2018SPassed First Reading.
1/22/2018SReferred to CPH/LBR, WAM.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB2207




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