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Healthcare

How Obama’s Health Care Will Affect Your Coverage

by Pearl Hahn President Obama promised during his campaign that “the time has come for universal health care in America. . . by the end of the first term of the next president, we should have universal health care in this country.” Many rejoiced at this significant promise, and many

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Good Health, Lower Costs for Fortune 500 Company

by Pearl Hahn I will agree to disagree with people who believe Americans have a “right” to health care. In my humble opinion, there is no law or clause that entitles anyone to health care provided by the government. (Yes, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are known as

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Prepaid Health Care Act Can’t Fool Mainstream Media

by Pearl Hahn The universal health care bandwagon is not lacking for supporters, yet a backlash within the mainstream media has been brewing. Hawaii’s Prepaid Health Care Act (PHCA), which has been in effect since 1974, requires employers to provide health insurance for employees working 20 or more hours per

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Hawaii’s Prepaid Health Care Act and its Far-Reaching Costs

New Policy Brief Explains Hawaii’s Health Coverage Monopoly Hawaii’s Prepaid Health Care Act and Far-Reaching Costs The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii has released a new study, Hawaii’s Prepaid Health Care Act and Far-Reaching Costs, by Policy Analyst Pearl Hahn. The brief exposes the ramifications of Hawaii’s unique health care mandate which

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Hawaii drops universal children’s healthcare plan

By Pearl Hahn An economic downturn and ensuing budget cuts have forced Hawaii to abandon the nation’s first universal health care program for children, Keiki Care, after only seven months. Gov. Linda Lingle (R) discontinued state funding for the program on November 1. “I voted against the bill when first

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How Obama’s Health Care Will Affect Your Coverage

by Pearl Hahn President Obama promised during his campaign that “the time has come for universal health care in America. . . by the end of the first term of the next president, we should have universal health care in this country.” Many rejoiced at this significant promise, and many

Read More →

Good Health, Lower Costs for Fortune 500 Company

by Pearl Hahn I will agree to disagree with people who believe Americans have a “right” to health care. In my humble opinion, there is no law or clause that entitles anyone to health care provided by the government. (Yes, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are known as

Read More →

Prepaid Health Care Act Can’t Fool Mainstream Media

by Pearl Hahn The universal health care bandwagon is not lacking for supporters, yet a backlash within the mainstream media has been brewing. Hawaii’s Prepaid Health Care Act (PHCA), which has been in effect since 1974, requires employers to provide health insurance for employees working 20 or more hours per

Read More →

Hawaii’s Prepaid Health Care Act and its Far-Reaching Costs

New Policy Brief Explains Hawaii’s Health Coverage Monopoly Hawaii’s Prepaid Health Care Act and Far-Reaching Costs The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii has released a new study, Hawaii’s Prepaid Health Care Act and Far-Reaching Costs, by Policy Analyst Pearl Hahn. The brief exposes the ramifications of Hawaii’s unique health care mandate which

Read More →

Hawaii drops universal children’s healthcare plan

By Pearl Hahn An economic downturn and ensuing budget cuts have forced Hawaii to abandon the nation’s first universal health care program for children, Keiki Care, after only seven months. Gov. Linda Lingle (R) discontinued state funding for the program on November 1. “I voted against the bill when first

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PETITION: Exempt medical services from Hawaii's excise tax!

To the Hawaii Legislature:

Hawaii families face skyrocketing healthcare costs and a shortage of doctors. Exempting medical services from Hawaii’s general excise tax would result in millions of dollars in savings for residents and help bring doctors back.

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