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The Hawaii Med-QUEST division is wiping clean insurance contracts that were originally to go into effect in July.
UPDATED: The care home operators deny wrongdoing.
The city is working with health centers across Oahu to expand testing in targeted communities, hoping to augment the state’s programs.
More than 140 doctors and nurses have already contacted Dr. Jim Ireland, one of the organizers to work at the Aloha Free Clinic.
Malama Meals, which delivers free meals on three islands, has been cited for temperature control and hand washing violations. The operator says the issues have been fixed.
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the fragility of Hawaii’s acclaimed health insurance system that relies on employer-sponsored plans.
The U.S. senator expressed his concern as $50 million in federal funds is directed to the state for COVID-19 testing and tracing.