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For the Record

Posted on Feb 17, 2015 in NEWS

A slight correction and update to your article. The Department of Human Services no longer has oversight of Adult Residential Care Homes & Foster Homes. Effective July 1, 2014, the Department of Health (DOH) Office of Health Care Assurance (OHCA) took over regulatory functions of community care foster family homes (CCFFH), case management agencies (CMAs) and Adult Day Care facilities from the Department of Human Services (DHS) Adult Protective and Community Services Branch (APCSB).

For The Record

Posted on Feb 3, 2015 in NEWS

The article suggests that DHS did not translate the COFA notices re: health coverage and transition to Health Connector. In fact, the DHS Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Program translated several documents into various languages

Senator Josh Green MD, host of Health Care in Hawaii, speaks with Rachael Wong (Director, Hawaii Department of Human Services) about her extensive experience in healthcare and the role and services of the Department of Human Services.  This program aired on Jan. 27, 2015.