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Hirono fights for migrant access to Medicaid

KITV captured Hirono's visit with Hawaii’s health care providers at the Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Health Care Center and listened as Hawaii health care experts explained how Hirono’s measure restoring Medicaid eligibility for COFA migrants would save the state millions each year.

Earlier this month, Hirono persuaded her colleagues to include the measure and a number of others that help Hawaii inthe immigration reform bill currently being debated on the Senate floor. Hawaii’s KITV profiled yesterday’s visit and talked to the advocates who were present.

You can watch the segment here: