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Special Enrollment Periods

Posted on Apr 28, 2016 in Main, News

Do you have health insurance coverage? Did you miss the open enrollment period? You may qualify for a special enrollment period. Kōkua are here to help you find out if you are eligible for a special enrollment and sign up for healthcare coverage. See the poster in: Chuukese Chinese Kosraean Marshallese

Honolulu, HI – The open enrollment period for individuals and families to sign up for 2016 healthcare coverage through HealthCare.gov ends this Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. Individuals who were enrolled through the Hawai’i Health Connector in 2015 must re-enroll for 2016 coverage through HealthCare.gov or they will no longer be insured. Individuals and families without ...
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Enroll for Medical Coverage by Dec. 15 to Avoid a Break in Coverage Open enrollment for applying for medical coverage through the HealthCare.gov began on Nov. 1, 2015. During open enrollment, individuals who need medical coverage for 2016 can enroll. If you are currently enrolled for medical coverage through the Hawaii Health Connector, you will ...
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2015 Annual Plan Change Deadline Extended To October 30, 2015 The Med-QUEST Division extends the deadline for the 2015 QUEST Integration Annual Plan Change (APC) choice period to October 30, 2015. The division made the decision to extend the APC deadline after the telephone vendor reported it was experiencing equipment trouble October 14-16. This prevented ...
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If you have friends or family who do not qualify for Medicaid and need health coverage for 2016, there may be affordable options available. Starting November 1, 2015, they can go to: HealthCare.gov or call toll-free: 1-800-318-2596 (phone lines open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Soon you may be hearing about an Open Enrollment period allowing individuals and families to apply for health insurance beginning on November 1, 2015. This Open Enrollment is different than the Annual Plan Change that the Department of Human Services (DHS) just had October 1 – 15 2015. The Open Enrollment that is being advertised ...
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Dillingham Office Temporarily Closed

Posted on Sep 4, 2015 in News

The Med-QUEST (MQD) office located at 801 Dillingham Blvd. is temporarily closed. Heavy rains caused leaking and flooding in the area. The Honolulu Fire Department has recommended the building and others in the area be evacuated. The Department of Human Services (DHS) continues to assess the impact on the office long-term and will reopen as ...
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Scheduled KOLEA Maintenance

Posted on Aug 27, 2015 in News

The Department of Human Services (DHS) Med-QUEST Division (MQD) eligibility system, KOLEA, will be down for maintenance from 6:00 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 through 6:00 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015.

KOLEA Maintenance a Success

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 in News

For Immediate Release: Jan. 19, 2015 The Department of Human Services (DHS) Med-QUEST Division (MQD) has restored access to its eligibility system. The scheduled system enhancements of KOLEA included changes to both the client and worker portals, and users should experience improved automation of the eligibility process and easier access to health care coverage. Individuals ...
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Access MyBenefits Page Operational

Posted on Oct 30, 2013 in News

The Access My Benefits page has been restored to full operations. Thank you for your patience while we continue to perform maintenance on this site. ~ The Med-QUEST Team