2021 Hawaii Revised Statutes
Title 19. Health
323F. Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
323F-58 Operating support.

Universal Citation: HI Rev Stat § 323F-58 (2021)

§323F-58 Operating support. (a) Without regard to chapter 42F, the private entity or its nonprofit management entity to which one or more of the facilities of the Maui regional system has been transferred pursuant to this part may seek funds from the State for its operating costs, as defined in section 37-62, of a transferred facility by preparing a budgetary request in accordance with procedures and criteria established by the director of finance. In no event shall the amount requested exceed the amount appropriated for the operating costs of the Maui regional system for the 2014 fiscal year. The director of finance shall review the request and may include some or all of the amount requested in the executive budget of the department of health. Any appropriation made in response to the request shall be subject to the allotment system generally applicable to all appropriations made by the legislature. The department of health shall be responsible for transferring the funds allotted to the private entity or its nonprofit management entity for expenditure.

(b) To qualify to request funds from the State under this section, the private entity or its nonprofit management entity to which one or more of the facilities of the Maui regional system has been transferred pursuant to this part shall satisfy the following standards and conditions:

(1) Be duly authorized to transact business in the State, and determined and designated to be a nonprofit organization by the Internal Revenue Service;

(2) Be licensed and accredited, in accordance with federal, state, or county statutes, rules, or ordinances, to conduct the activities for which funding is sought;

(3) Have a governing board whose members have no material conflict of interest and serve without compensation;

(4) Have bylaws or policies that describe the manner in which business is conducted, prohibit nepotism, and provide for the management of potential conflict of interest situations;

(5) Be in compliance with all of the requirements of chapter 323D with respect to the transferred facility and any other health care facility it operates;

(6) Submit tax clearances from the director of taxation and the Internal Revenue Service to the effect that all tax returns due have been filed and all taxes, interest, and penalties levied or accrued against have been paid;

(7) Submit to an annual audit, disclose revenue projections, and prepare an annual internal performance audit and itemized financial statements, including reimbursement rates, with respect to the transferred facility, to the extent practicable, in the same manner as described in section 323F-22; and

(8) Submit its annual budget with respect to a transferred facility to the legislature for review at least twenty days prior to the convening of the regular legislative session. [L 2015, c 103, pt of §2]

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