Q&A: Legal Aid Society of Kone Liu ku Hawaii pa Kuchulukitsa Ntchito Zoyenda mu Inshuwalansi Yaumoyo – Mkhalidwe Wokonzanso

Connie Liu ndi loya wa dipatimenti ya Community Engagement ku Hawaii Legal Aid AssociationIne, imodzi mwamaofesi akale azamalamulo ku Hawaii. Ndi maofesi 11 m’dziko lonselo, bungwe la Legal Aid Association limapereka chithandizo chokwanira kuphatikiza chithandizo chazamalamulo, thandizo lazachuma, komanso kuyenda kwa inshuwaransi yazaumoyo. Bungwe la Legal Aid Society posachedwapa lapereka ndalama zoposa $270,000 m’ndalama za feduro monga gawo la ndalama za boma 2022 CMS Navigator Collaborative Agreement mphoto.

Mu Q&A iyi, a Liu akukambirana za mapulani a Legal Aid Society kuti akwaniritse ndalamazo, komanso kukonzekera kuthetsa vuto lazadzidzidzi la federal, zomwe zipangitsa kuti anthu adziwenso kuti ali woyenera kulandira pulogalamu ya Medicaid ya boma.

Pezani zidziwitso zaposachedwa za mfundo za boma za gawo lazaumoyo zoperekedwa ku bokosi lanu.


kukonza mawonekedwe: Kodi anthu a Legal Aid Society akufuna kuti alandire upangiri wazamalamulo ndi ma navigator a inshuwaransi yazaumoyo?

Connie Leo: Bungwe la Hawaii Legal Aid Association limayang’ana kwambiri nkhani zabanja, zopindulitsa za ogula, kusamuka, ndi nyumba. Nthawi zambiri, timayesetsa kufikira magulu osatetezeka a anthu. Nthawi zambiri timayang’ana magulu omwe ali pansi pa umphawi wa federal, ndipo timapereka chilichonse kuyambira upangiri waupangiri mpaka kuyimira kwathunthu pazinthu zosiyanasiyana izi. “

SOR: Kodi ndi zopinga ziti zomwe anthu amakumana nazo popeza chithandizo chomwe akufunikira?

CL: “Timalankhulana ndi anthu omwe angofika kumene kapena kusamukira ku United States. Nthawi zambiri, akabwera, sakhala ndi zikalata zonse zomwe amafunikira kuti amalize zinthu monga kupempha zinthu monga khadi la Social Security, kapena kumvetsetsa momwe inshuwaransi yaku America imagwirira ntchito. Izi ndi zopinga zina, makamaka popeza pali machitidwe ambiri osiyanasiyana kunja uko.

Pali Medicaid, pali inshuwaransi yazaumoyo yapayekha – kutha kumvetsetsa izi ndikudutsamo ndipo malamulo osiyanasiyana okhudzidwa angakhale ovuta. Kwa osamukira kumayiko ena, kukhala ndi luso lochepa lachingerezi kumatha kukhala kovuta mukayesa kuchita izi. Tili ndi navigator yemwe akuthandizira izi. “

SOR: Legal Aid Society yalandila Mphotho za 2022 CMS Navigator Collaborative Agreement Awards. Mukufuna kupindula bwanji ndi ndalamazi?

CL: “Iyi ikadali ntchito yomwe ikuchitika kwa ife, koma imatipatsa mwayi wopanga zida zoyankhulirana. Malo ochezera a pa Intaneti ndi njira yabwino yofikira anthu, kuti awone ngati imeneyo ingakhale njira yabwino kwambiri monga kupereka maphunziro ochulukirapo kwa anthu. .” [The funding] Tipitiliza ndikuyesera kuthandiza antchito ambiri pamene tikuyesera kulingalira za malingaliro opangira momwe tingaphunzitsire anthu zambiri za inshuwaransi komanso momwe angapezere.”

SOR: Kutha kwadzidzidzi kwadzidzidzi ku federal kukutanthauza kuti pulogalamu ya boma ya Medicaid iyenera kukhazikitsanso oyenerera omwe adzapindule. Kodi bungwe la Legal Aid Association limachita chiyani pamene dziko likukonzekera kumasuliranso?

CL: “Timagwira ntchito limodzi ndi ofesi ya Med-QUEST ku Hawaii. Zina mwazinthu zazikulu ndikukumbutsa anthu kuti asinthe zambiri zawo ndi Med-QUEST kuti athe kudzaza akalandira mafomu okonzanso. Zambiri ndikulimbikitsa kuwonetsetsa kuti anthu asintha zambiri ndi iwo. , ndi zolemba zofunika zomwe angafune kuti adzagwiritse ntchito mtundu uliwonse wa mapulogalamu ena mtsogolo.

SOR: Monga gawo la Mphotho ya Navigator Cooperative Agreement Award, Legal Aid Society yalemba mabungwe angapo omwe azithandizira, monga Next Step Shelter, Safe Haven, ndi Kuhio Park Terrace. Kodi maubale awa amakhudza bwanji kukula kwa bizinesi yanu?

CL: “Community Partners ndiambiri pa ntchito yathu.Umu ndi momwe timadziwira mabanja omwe akufunika thandizo, ndi ogula omwe akufunika thandizo.Timagwira ntchito limodzi ndi Lanakila Health Center, yomwe ili ndi gawo lofikira zilankhulo ziwiri. Ndi malo omwe anthu ambiri amapita kukachotsa chifuwa chachikulu. Ndi malo ofala kumene anthu amabwera kudzakumana ndi anthu. Ubale wathu ndi iwo ndi wofunika kwambiri komanso wofunika kwambiri, ndipo timawathokoza kwambiri chifukwa chogwirizana nafe.

Mmodzi wa oyendetsa athu ena ndi gawo la ma charters aulere (COFA) Society. Amatha kugwiritsa ntchito luso lake lachilankhulo komanso chidziwitso cha zochitika zosiyanasiyana ndi magulu omwe amachitika, kaya ndi matchalitchi, kapena ngakhale nyumba yokhalamo mu nsanja za Kuhio Park, Makolo ndi ana pamodzi. Kukhalapo kuti athandize anthu olankhula chinenero chake kapena dera lake kumvetsa. [She checks] Ngati ali ndi inshuwaransi yazaumoyo komanso ngati akufunika thandizo ndi izi.

Othandizana nawo amdera lathu ndi akulu, osati mubizinesi yathu ya inshuwaransi yazaumoyo, koma nthawi zambiri mumitundu yathu yonse yamabizinesi, ngakhale bizinesi yathu ilibe pokhala. Pankhani yopita kumalo ogona, nthawi zina m’malo obisalamo, amakumana ndi anthu omwe akufunika thandizo ndi inshuwaransi, ndipo mutha kukhala ndi antchito omwe amatha kuwalumikiza kuzinthuzo. “

Kuyankhulana uku kwasinthidwa kuti kumveke bwino komanso kutalika.

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