Hawaii judge dismisses suit against state Medicaid plan

August 2008
State Health Watch;Aug2008, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p12
The article reports on the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by AlohaCare against the state of Hawaii and its $1.5 billion Medicaid contract. AlohaCare reportedly claimed the award of the contract was illegal because the firms lacked a network of doctors and proper insurance licensing. Judge Susan Oki Mollway is said to have found AlohaCare lacking standing to sue. AlohaCare is reportedly filing an appeal.


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