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Notice #: 0000673096-01
Public Notices

State of Hawaii
Department of Human Services
Med-QUEST Division


The Department of Human Services (“DHS”) is proposing amendments to the Medicaid State Plan to increase the number of days for a reserved bed from twelve (12) calendar days to twenty-four (24) calendar days for recipients in skilled nursing and intermediate care facilities and to clarify existing policy related to reserved beds. The proposed changes will be submitted for review by the federal government as an amendment, Transmittal No. 14-009.

A copy of the proposed changes will be available for public viewing from the first working day that the public notice appears in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Hawaii Tribune Herald, West Hawaii Today, The Maui News, and The Garden Island, for a period of thirty days after the publication of this notice, from
Monday – Friday, exclusive of State holidays, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the appropriate Med-QUEST Division offices on their respective islands listed below. On Oahu, the proposed changes will be available at 601 Kamokila Boulevard, Room 518, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, between the hours of
7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., from Monday – Friday, exclusive of State holidays.

On Oahu: Department of Human Services
Med-QUEST Division
Policy & Program Development Office
601 Kamokila Blvd., Room 518
Kapolei, Hawaii 96707-2021
Phone: 692-8058

Mailing Address:
Med-QUEST Division
Policy & Program Development Office
P. O. Box 700190
Kapolei, Hawaii 96709-0190

On Maui: Med-QUEST Division
Maui Section
210 Imi Kala Street, Suite 101
Wailuku, Hawaii 96793
Phone: 243-5780

On Molokai: Med-QUEST Division
Molokai Section
65 Makaena Street, Room 110
Kaunakakai, Hawaii 96748
Phone: 553-1758

On Lanai: Med-QUEST Division
Lanai Section
730 Lanai Avenue
Lanai City, Hawaii 96763
Phone: 565-7102

On Kauai: Med-QUEST Division
Kauai Section
4473 Pahee Street, Suite A
Lihue, Hawaii 96766
Phone: 241-3575

On Hawaii: Med-QUEST Division
East Hawaii Section
88 Kanoelehua Ave., Room 107
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Phone: 933-0339

Med-QUEST Division
West Hawaii Section
75-5591 Palani Road, Ste. 3004
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740
Phone: 327-4970

In addition, written comments concerning the proposed changes may be sent to P. O. Box 700190 at the Oahu mailing address noted above. Special accommodations (i.e., interpreter, sign language interpreter, large print or taped materials) may be arranged upon request. There are currently no public hearings scheduled with respect to the proposed changes. Public hearings will be held in conjunction with amendments to the Hawaii Administrative Rules that are made to conform to the changes described in this notice. A notice of the time and place of those hearings will be published at a later time.

(TGI673096 9/30/14)~