STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1045

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.C.R. No. 203

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committees on Human Services and Health, to which was referred H.C.R. No. 203 entitled:

 

"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A REVIEW ON THE EFFECT OF THE TRANSFER FROM MEDICAID TO PLANS ON THE HAWAII HEALTH CONNECTOR FOR NON-ELIGIBLE MEDICAID COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION RESIDENTS,"

 

beg leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to request the Auditor to conduct a review on the effect of the transfer from Medicaid to plans on the Hawaii Health Connector for Compact of Free Association migrants residing in Hawaii that are not eligible for Medicaid.  

 

     The Hawaii Primary Care Association supported this measure.  The Department of Human Services commented on this measure.

 

     As affirmed by the records of votes of the members of your Committees on Human Services and Health that are attached to this report, your Committees concur with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 203 and recommend that it be referred to the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committees on Human Services and Health,

 

 

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DELLA AU BELATTI, Chair

 

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DEE MORIKAWA, Chair