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Coverage Info for mainland Kaiser members

Posted by Lisa WB on Tuesday, 19 November 2019, at 4:35 p.m.
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Aloha, just wanted to give a heads-up to snowbirds and part-time residents that if you have Kaiser medical from another (not Hawaii) state, Kaiser will only provide some limited services (like flu shots) at the Kona clinic. Kaiser refers non-HI members to outside non-Kaiser clinics. Not sure how this is handled, because we were only getting shots.
We were told that if you have been seen for something in the past at the Kona clinic, then you can continue to be seen for that particular issue, but nothing new.
Why? Seems it has something to do with Kaiser HI not getting credit for seeing people with mainland Kaiser plans. I guess this would sort of make sense except they said it only applies to Hawaii and Kauai islands, so if you are on Maui or Oahu then they will treat you like you were a regular member. So (for lots of reasons), stay healthy!


Responses:

   Δ Coverage for Kaiser mainland members
    Ellen M -- Wednesday, 20 November 2019, at 1:34 p.m.
   Δ You must make Hawai'i your primary location
    Shirley -- Wednesday, 20 November 2019, at 1:49 p.m.
   Δ Will changing primary location also change premiums?
    Rich E2 -- Thursday, 21 November 2019, at 9:21 a.m.
   Δ Please check with Kaiser for verification
    Shirley -- Thursday, 21 November 2019, at 9:29 a.m.
   Δ Moving to Big Island Checklist
    Karen N -- Thursday, 21 November 2019, at 12:21 p.m.
   Δ moving checklist and Harry
    Jim MC50 -- Friday, 22 November 2019, at 6:52 a.m.
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    Karen N -- Friday, 22 November 2019, at 12:08 p.m.
   Δ Moving to the Big Island
    Harry Pritikin -- Friday, 22 November 2019, at 5:23 p.m.
   Δ Book: "So You Want to Move to Hawaii"
    Linda PC -- Tuesday, 3 December 2019, at 4:53 p.m.
   Δ JimMC50 and Linda PC
    Karen N -- Friday, 6 December 2019, at 2:30 p.m.
   Δ Kaiser for Mainland Members
    Susan J -- Thursday, 21 November 2019, at 4:37 p.m.
   Δ Kaiser coverage
    Karen N -- Thursday, 21 November 2019, at 6:44 p.m.

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