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Insurance CEO: Shut down
Hawaii health exchange

Associated Press, by Cathy Bussewitz

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 5/11/2014 4:57:36 AM

HONOLULU -- The chief executive of Hawaii´s largest health insurance company is calling on Hawaii to shut down its beleaguered health insurance exchange, which was set up as part of President Barack Obama´s signature health care law. Michael Gold, president and CEO of Hawaii Medical Services Association, says the state shouldn´t keep spending money on the Hawaii Health Connector, a system that he says is financially unsustainable and does not work. "I think there´s an alternative that Hawaii needs to pursue immediately," Gold said in an interview with The Associated Press. Hawaii should ask the federal government for an exception to the part

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 5/11/2014 7:30:45 AM     (No. 9844260)

Reality sets in Hawaii can´t change its mistakes because the law is inflexible and dysfunctional. So Hawaii can´t stop wasting money and move to a more efficient system. Seems we have heard this tone before. A bad law making things worse for true average citizen. How precious!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 5/11/2014 8:01:45 AM     (No. 9844289)

Zippy´s ponzi scheme is falling apart.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 5/11/2014 12:28:28 PM     (No. 9844597)

The CEO misses Obama´s purpose when he proposes direct purchases from the insurance company. Obamacare is about enrolling more people in medicaid, voter registration, employing an army of Obama people, another democratic party cash pile.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 5/12/2014 1:21:26 AM     (No. 9845167)

Shut all of them down. They have their money.

The part that amazes me is how many went crazy trying to enroll online while navigators sat in the hood earning $20-$48 an hour (some more), and making sure the ghetto were signed up for Medicaid.

I had a working person tell me the other day
that they tried to enroll in both languages and couldn´t. They enrolled over the phone and pay $29 a month. Waited and waited for a card. After it finally arrived, someone called and said not to use it because it was wrong.

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