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Schedule of Upcoming Meetings

 
 
• No further meetings are scheduled.  The Task Force ceased to operate on June 30, 2006, pursuant to Act 223, SLH 2005.  
 
 
 
Meeting Materials (PDF files of the agendas, minutes, written public comments, and any relevant research, data, and information distributed to task force members)
June 28, 2006
• Agenda
• Minutes of the June 20, 2006 meeting (Approved)
• Draft: Final Report of the Hawai`i Health Care Task Force to the Hawai`i State Legislature, approved June 28, 2006
June 20, 2006
• Agenda
• Minutes of the May 16, 2006 meeting (Approved)
• Draft Report: Analysis of the Impact of an Illustrative Single Payer System for Hawai`i, prepared by the Lewin Group,  June 5, 2006
• Presentation: Analysis of the Impact of an Illustrative Single-Payer System for Hawaii, prepared by The Lewin Group, Revised May 31, 2006
• Draft: Final Report of the Hawai`i Health Care Task Force to the Hawai`i State Legislature, June 2006
• Chair's Report, by Josh Green, M.D.
May 16, 2006
• Agenda
• Minutes of the April 13, 2006 meeting (Approved)
• Public Comment
• Outstanding Issues Report - Health Coverage Options
• Outstanding Issues Report - Community Health Centers
• Outstanding Issues Report - Asheville Model
• Outstanding Issues Report - Complementary & Alternative Medicine
• Outstanding Issues Report - Information Technology
• Task Force Final Report Outline - Discussion Draft
• Lewin Group Response to Request for Modifications to Single-Payer Analysis (May 15, 2006)
• Key Assumptions for Lewin Group Single-Payer Analysis (April 24, 2006)
• Hawaii Hospitals in Crisis - Presentation by Hawaii Pacific Health
   
April 25, 2006 (meeting cancelled due to lack of quorum)
• Agenda
   
April 13, 2006
• Agenda
• Minutes of the April 4, 2006 meeting (Approved)
• Public Comment
• Task Force Feedback on Single Payer Analysis
   
April 4, 2006
• Agenda
• Minutes of the February 7, 2006 meeting (Approved)
• Presentation: Analysis of the Impact of an Illustrative Single-Payer System for Hawaii, prepared by The Lewin Group, April 4, 2006 (Updated: 04.05.06)
   
March 9, 2006 (meeting cancelled due to lack of quorum)
• Agenda
   
February 7, 2006
• Agenda
• Minutes of the January 10, 2006 meeting (Approved)
• Public Comment
• 2006 Bill Tracking List - compiled by Hawai`i Uninsured Project staff
• Update - List of Outstanding Issues from Task Force Interim Report
• Health Coverage Update, February 2006, Hawai`i Uninsured Project
   
January 10, 2006
• Agenda
• Minutes of the December 13, 2005 meeting (Approved)
• Public Comment
• List of Outstanding Issues from Task Force Interim Report
• Recommended Coverage Strategies - Presentation by Insurance Commissioner
• List of Potential Discussants on Single Payer Coverage Option - prepared by Hawai`i Uninsured Project staff
• Tentative Meeting Dates and Topics in 2006
 
December 13, 2005
• Agenda
• Minutes of the November 16, 2005 meeting (Approved)
• Public Comment
• Draft Interim Report to the Legislature - Final (Approved)
   
November 16, 2005
• Agenda
• Minutes of the November 2 meeting (Approved)
• Public Comment
• Response to RFP - The Lewin Group
• Response to RFP - Mercer Oliver Wyman
• Response to RFP - Milliman Consultants and Actuaries
• Draft Interim Report to the Legislature
Appendix - Act 223, SLH 2005
Appendix - Hawaii Health Workforce Collaborative Information Sheet
Appendix - 3-Country Side-by-Side of Single-Payer Health Care Systems, prepared by Hawai`i Uninsured Project staff
Appendix - Physician’s License Renewal Application and Clinic Practice Questions, Vermont Department of Health
Appendix - Hawaii Essential Insurance: A Plan to End the Problem of the Uninsured in Hawaii, submitted by Josh Green, M.D., State Representative
Appendix - Project Access healthcare system - FAQs and Presentation by George F. Bond (September 2005)
• Health PLAN for Hawaii, Presentation by Jory Watland; Washington Post Article, For Americans, Getting Sick Has Its Price (November 4, 2005)
   
November 2, 2005
• Agenda
• Minutes of the October 25 meeting (Approved)
• Public Comment
• Letters of Intent to Respond to RFP
• Comparison of UK NHS and California's Kaiser Permanente, Richard G.A. Feachem, Neelam K. Sekhri, Karen L. White, BMJ January 19, 2002
• Summary of Public Testimony as of October 25, 2005, prepared by Hawai`i Uninsured Project staff
• Background Paper on Single-Payer System, James Bentley, Washington, DC
• Summaries of Single-Payer Systems, James Bentley, Washington, DC, Revised July 19, 2005
 
October 25, 2005
• Agenda
• Minutes of the October 12 meeting (Approved)
• Public Comment
• Overview of Hawaii's Prepaid Health Care Act
• RFP for Consulting Services - Costs & Benefits of a Single-Payer System
• RFP Appendix A - Act 223, SLH 2005
• RFP Appendix B - HB1617, HD1 (2003)
 
October 12, 2005
• Agenda
• Minutes of the September 20 meeting (Approved)
• Public Comment
• Letter to DCCA Director Mark Recktenwald from Deputy Attorney General Frances Lum re: Prepaid Health Care Act and High Deductible Health Insurance Policies with Medical Savings Accounts (February 5, 2003)
• HB 1617 HD1 (2003) Establishes a State Health Authority
• SB 2302 SD2 HD2 (2002) Establishes a State Health Authority
• 3-Country Side-by-Side of Single-Payer Health Care Systems, prepared by Hawai`i Uninsured Project staff
• PNHP (Physicians for a National Health Program) Fact Sheet: Health Savings Accounts - No Savings
• National Health Insurance Puts Lives at Risk: Single-Payer Systems Don't Deliver on "Right" to Health Insurance, Health Insurance Underwriter, October 2004
• Criteria for Cost Analysis: Hawaii's Status Quo vs. Single-Payer and Other Options, prepared by Hawai`i Uninsured Project staff
• Hawaii Essential Insurance: A Plan to End the Problem of the Uninsured in Hawaii, submitted by Josh Green, M.D., State Representative
• Sunshine Law Violation Complaint from Stephen M. Shaw, September 21, 2005 and Responses from DCCA Insurance Division and Office of Information Practices
 
September 20, 2005
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Agenda

• Revised Minutes of the August 24 Meeting (Approved)
• Minutes of the September 8 Meeting (Approved)
• Public Comment
• Status of Information Requests from Task Force Members to Hawai`i Uninsured Project Staff (from 09/08/05 meeting)
• Physician’s License Renewal Application and Clinic Practice Questions, Vermont Department of Health
• Report on Community Health Improvement Progress, North Hawaii Outcomes Project, June 2004 (Revised May 2005)
• The Hawaii Primary Care Directory, A Directory of Safety-Net Health Services in Hawai`i, August 2004 (Condensed Edition)
• Map of Underserved Areas & Community Health Centers in Hawai`i, Hawai`i Primary Care Association
• Canada’s Single-Payer Plan Online Article, Psychiatric News, October 3, 2003
• Comparison on Minimum Benefit Legislation
• HealthAlliant Slides, 2004
 
September 8, 2005
•   Agenda
• Minutes of August 24 meeting
• Sunshine Law Guide, Office of Information Practices, State of Hawai`i
• Quotations from Potential Consultants for Single-Payer Cost Analysis
• List of Potential Consultants and Experts, compiled by Hawai`i Uninsured Project staff
• Contract with Insurance Division and Hawai`i Uninsured Project
• Public Comment
 
August 24, 2005
• Agenda
• Act 223, SLH 2005
• Task Force Appointment Letter
• Proposals to Increase Health Care Access in Hawai`i by the Hawai`i Uninsured Project (January 2005)
• Prepaid Health Care Act Policy Brief by the Hawai`i Uninsured Project
(July 2004)
• Final Report - The Governor’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Cancer Care in Hawaii
(May 2002)
• Post Congress Report  - Vision 2000 Health Care Congress (October 1995)
• Report to the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Panel to the 1993 Hawaii State Legislature on Health Care Cost Containment Recommendations
(September 1992)