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Call to action: Submit testimony to voice your concerns about HHSC task force bill for Friday's Senate hearing

March 13, 2013

On Friday, March 15, the Senate Committee on Health will hold a hearing on H.B. 1483, which establishes a task force to study the feasibility of allowing the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation regional systems and their facilities to transition to a public-private partnership status. The bill passed in the House and crossed over to the Senate last week.
We encourage you to attend the hearing in person or submit written testimony in opposition of this bill. (Click here to view H.B. 1483, H.D. 2.) Please voice your concerns that a solution is needed for Hawaii's public healthcare facilities, however it can be reached without the creation of a task force.
Senate Health Committee*
Hearing on House Bill 1483
Friday, March 15
2:00 p.m.
State Capitol, Conference Room 229
*Committee hearing notices are sent out 48 hours prior to a hearing.
You can submit your testimony for H.B. 1483 in one of three simple ways:
By Online Petition: Click here to sign a petition opposing the bill. (Note: You have until 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 14 to sign the petition.)
By Email: Email, if less than 5 pages in length, to Senate Health Committee at Please indicate the measure, date and time of the hearing.

By Web: Online if less than 10MB in size, at

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