GET medical exemption sought: Group says move would make state ‘a more attractive place for doctors’
By GRANT PHILLIPS Hawaii Tribune-Herald | Sunday, October 16, 2022, 12:05 a.m.
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Provided by Community First Hawaii's Access to Care Survey
The survey found 49% of health care providers considered moving to the mainland, 53% considered retiring or leaving medicine, and 52% considered reducing their hours.
In an effort to make health care more affordable and alleviate the state’s physician shortage, Grassroot Institute of Hawaii launched a petition urging the Hawaii Legislature to exempt medical services from the state’s general excise tax, or GET.