The Hawaii Department of Human Services (DHS) is tentatively preparing to release the QUEST Integration Medicaid managed care request for proposals (RFP) in December 2020. Proposals will be due early February 2021, and awards will be made by early March 2021. Implementation is set to begin July 1, 2021. The state had earlier awarded contracts to UnitedHealthcare, Centene/WellCare/Ohana, Alohacare (in partnership with Kaiser), and Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA) on January 22, 2020. However, on May 29, 2020, due to the emerging coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), DHS rescinded the awards and extended the previous contracts. The state . . .
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