2021 Hawaii Revised Statutes
Title 19. Health
323F. Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
323F-1 Definitions.

Universal Citation: HI Rev Stat § 323F-1 (2021)

§323F-1 Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

"Consumer" means any individual who may utilize a Hawaii health systems facility for health services and is not a provider.

"Corporation" means the body corporate and politic known as the Hawaii health systems corporation.

"Corporation board" means the board of directors of the corporation.

"Department" means the department of health.

"Director" means the director of health.

"Division" means the programs, services, and facilities operated by the department of health, division of community hospitals, prior to the transfer date.

"Health facility" means any one of the facilities that constitute the division of community hospitals.

"Health systems assets" means all property or rights in property, real, personal and mixed, tangible or intangible, existing on the transfer date, used by or accruing to the division in the normal course of its operations.

"Provider" means any supplier of medical or health care goods and services of the type provided at a Hawaii health systems facility.

"Regional system board" means a community-based governing board of directors of a regional system of the corporation.

"Transfer date" means a date agreed to by the department and the corporation for the transfer of health systems assets to and the assumption of health systems liabilities, which includes without limitation, all debts or other obligations, contingent or certain, owing on such date, by the corporation. [L 1996, c 262, pt of §2; am L 2007, c 290, §17]

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