STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1569-16
RE: H.R. No. 108
Honorable Joseph M. Souki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Eighth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2016
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.R. No. 108 entitled:
"HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE INSURANCE DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO CONDUCT A SURVEY OF THE MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY TO DETERMINE THE EXTENT OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATIONS AND DIRECT PRIMARY CARE OR "CONCIERGE MEDICINE" WITHIN THE COMMUNITY AND THE IMPACT OF THESE BUSINESS ARRANGEMENTS ON THE ABILITY OF PATIENTS TO ACCESS PRIMARY CARE SERVICES IN THE STATE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to request the insurance division of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs conduct a survey of the medical professional community to determine the extent of the development of accountable care organizations and direct primary care or "concierge medicine" within the community and the impact of these business arrangements on the ability of patients to access primary care services in the state.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 108 and recommends its adoption.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair