Join HAH

Membership is available in five categories to organizations and individuals who are in accord with the mission of the Healthcare Association of Hawaii.

Apply to become a Member of HAH

Submit your application by fax (808) 599-2879, mail, or email to gcoleman@hah.org

Membership applications must be approved by the Board or Executive Committee. Dues are pro-rated by quarter if the individual becomes a member after the first quarter of the fiscal year, which begins July 1.

For questions about membership, please contact Gail Coleman at 521-8961 or gcoleman@hah.org

HAH Regular Membership Application
HAH Affiliate Membership Application
HAH Associate Membership Application
HAH Personal Membership Application

MEMBER TYPES & BENEFITS

Regular Membership

Available to acute and long term care inpatient healthcare facilities, systems, assisted living facilities, Type II care homes, home health, hospice providers, durable medical equipment suppliers and home infusion pharmacies. Such entities must be licensed and/or operated in conformity with the licensure laws of the State of Hawaii, Medicare certified or accredited by the Joint Commission or Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP). This category of membership receives full voting privileges. Membership dues are based on the facility’s prior year’s operating expenses. Membership to healthcare systems, institutions, persons, and organizations located outside of the State of Hawaii may be granted dependent upon the particular circumstances of the applicants. Each application will be considered on its own merits and acceptance for membership shall not be construed as a precedent. In the event of institutional membership outside of the State of Hawaii, the provision that the facility be licensed and operating in conformity to the laws of the State of Hawaii shall not apply. However, such facilities must be licensed and operated in conformity with their local licensure laws.

Regular Membership provides the opportunity to:

  • Serve on the Board of Directors, which provides leadership for the Association.
  • Participate in the Association’s representation and advocacy mission—developing, monitoring, supporting or opposing health-related legislation and rules and regulations.
  • Be informed on the status of the industry through executive summaries of key legal, reimbursement and administrative rules and regulations.
  • Exercise full voting privileges.

Other member benefits:

  • Access to free or reduced-price education
  • Participate in the HAH Annual Membership Meeting
  • Network with industry leaders and management
  • Receive HAH communications, including the weekly “HAH Update”
  • Receive complimentary copies of HAH and national affiliate publications, studies, and survey results
  • Access to member-only reports and data
  • Online listing in HAH Membership List, with web site link
  • Contact listing in HAH Membership Directory shared with all HAH membership
  • Ability to post job openings on HAH web site

Affiliate Membership

Available to outpatient or other health-related providers of alternative, community-based services such as medical clinics, Type I care homes, case management and referral services, and academic institutions with an interest in health care. This category of membership does not receive voting privileges.

Affiliate Member Benefits:
  • Access to free or reduced-price education
  • Participate in the HAH Annual Membership Meeting
  • Network with industry leaders and management
  • Receive HAH communications, including the weekly “HAH Update”
  • Receive complimentary copies of HAH and national affiliate publications, studies, and survey results
  • Access to member-only reports and data
  • Online listing in HAH Membership List, with web site link
  • Contact listing in HAH Membership Directory shared with all HAH membership
  • Ability to post job openings on HAH web site

Associate Membership

Available to firms or organizations that provide goods and services to the health care industry. This category of membership does not receive voting privileges.

Associate Member Benefits:
  • Access to free or reduced-price education
  • Participate in the HAH Annual Membership Meeting
  • Network with industry leaders and management
  • Receive HAH communications, including the weekly “HAH Update”
  • Receive complimentary copies of HAH and national affiliate publications, studies, and survey results
  • Access to member-only reports and data
  • Online listing in HAH Membership List, with web site link
  • Contact listing in HAH Membership Directory shared with all HAH membership
  • Ability to post job openings on HAH web site

Personal Membership

Available to individuals, active or retired, in allied health fields and organizations not eligible for membership in the HAH. This category of membership does not receive voting privileges.

Personal Member Benefits:
  • Access to free or reduced-price education
  • Participate in the HAH Annual Membership Meeting
  • Network with industry leaders and management
  • Receive HAH communications, including the weekly “HAH Update”
  • Receive complimentary copies of HAH and national affiliate publications, studies, and survey results
  • Access to member-only reports and data
  • Online listing in HAH Membership List

Emeritus Membership

Is granted by the Board of Directors to individuals who were employed in the health care field for ten years or more by organizations that are members of HAH. They must not be actively employed at the time of the request. In selecting emeritus members, primary considerations shall be given to the following factors:

(a) Welfare of patients;
(b) Improvements in administrative methods and practices;
(c) Contributions to local, state, or national organizations in the healthcare field;
(d) Furtherance of good public relations;
(e) Assistance to and collaboration with other healthcare institutions;
(f) Promotion of legislation relating to better patient care;
(g) Advancement of the field of health care administration.

This category of membership does not receive voting privileges.