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Until December 15th, anyone without health insurance coverage can sign up to purchase an individual plan through the federal Affordable Care Act marketplace.


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It’s been more than 60 years since the United States blew up a massive hydrogen bomb on Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean. It was one of a series of tests—but the size of this explosion took scientists by surprise. It was a thousand times more powerful than the nuclear bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Legal cases about the bombing continue to this day—including one with developments this week. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

Town Square: Health Insurance Capitated Payments

May 12, 2016

  Some doctors say it has merit; others call it a move against appropriate care for their patients. Regardless, the industry and the federal government are pressing for capitated payments. We'll talk about with our panel and you.

House Bills Aim to Restructure Hawai'i Health Connector

Jan 23, 2014
Wayne Yoshioka

State lawmakers are proposing legislation to change the structure and oversight of Hawai’i’s health insurance portal.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.