Rising Cost of Health Care
HMSA is dedicated to helping control Hawaii’s health care costs by providing
quality, affordable health plans, prevention and disease management programs,
and worksite wellness programs.
Several factors contribute to the rising cost of health care in Hawaii and nationwide:
- Higher use of medical products and services due to:
- Consumer demand.
- Unhealthy lifestyles.
- An aging population.
- Treating preventable injuries and illnesses.
- New and expensive medical technology.
- Rising prescription drug costs.