HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES & HOUSING

Rep. Maile S. L. Shimabukuro, Chair

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Karen Leinani Awana

Rep. Josh Green, M.D.

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. John Mizuno

Rep. Joe Bertram, III

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Gene Ward, Ph.D.

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Josh Green, M.D., Chair

Rep. John Mizuno, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Karen Leinani Awana

Rep. Karl Rhoads

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Maile S. L. Shimabukuro

Rep. Joe Bertram, III

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Gene Ward, Ph.D.

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 27, 2008

TIME:

10:45 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 98

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO COLLECT DATA AND REPORT HOW COUNSELING COVERAGE COULD BE PROVIDED TO ALL MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES WISHING TO QUIT SMOKING.

 

 

HSH/HLT, FIN

HR 80

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO COLLECT DATA AND REPORT HOW COUNSELING COVERAGE COULD BE PROVIDED TO ALL MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES WISHING TO QUIT SMOKING.

 

 

HSH/HLT, FIN

HCR 73

Status

REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO RECOMMEND TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING REFORMS FOR HAWAII'S MEDICAID AND QUEST PROGRAMS.

 

 

HSH/HLT, FIN

HCR 196

Status

RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO COMMISSION AN INDEPENDENT MEDICAL REVIEW OF THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE CHART-BASED LEVEL OF CARE BY ALL MEDICAID PATIENTS WHO ARE NEONATAL OR PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE PATIENTS BETWEEN THE YEARS OF 2007 AND 2000.

 

 

HSH/HLT, LMG

HR 165

Status

RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO COMMISSION AN INDEPENDENT MEDICAL REVIEW OF THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE CHART-BASED LEVEL OF CARE BY ALL MEDICAID PATIENTS WHO ARE NEONATAL OR PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE PATIENTS BETWEEN THE YEARS OF 2007 AND 2000.

 

 

HSH/HLT, LMG

HCR 93

Status

ENCOURAGING PARTICIPATION IN THE BLACK RIBBON AND BLACK ARM BAND CAMPAIGN AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

 

 

HSH

HR 75

Status

ENCOURAGING PARTICIPATION IN THE BLACK RIBBON AND BLACK ARM BAND CAMPAIGN AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

 

 

HSH

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

     The number of copies the Committee is requesting.

 

While every effort will be made to copy, organize, and collate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed to the incorrect office, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 326 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6189 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to HSHtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the Legislative Web site after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the Web site should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-586-6180 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" Web site at www.capitoltv.org OR call 550-8074.

 

 

 

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Rep. Joshua B. Green, M.D.

Chair

 

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Rep. Maile Shimabukuro

Chair