On March 18, 2021, the Hawaii Department of Human Services (DHS) awarded QUEST Integration (QI) Medicaid managed care contracts to the incumbents: Alohacare, Centene/WellCare, Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA), Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, and UnitedHealthcare. Kaiser was awarded a contract for Oahu and Maui only; the others were awarded statewide contracts. The contracts begin July 1, 2021, with contracts running to December 31, 2026, with three additional optional years. The aggregate contract value is $17 billion if all option years are exercised. DHS had released the request for proposals (RFP-MQD-2021-008) on December 8, 2020. Proposals were . . .
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