Richard Bettini, MPH, MA, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center, Hawaii’s largest federally qualified health center. The health center serves 24,000 annual users, more than half of which are Medicaid patients. Mr. Bettini is immediate past president of AlohaCare, Hawaii’s third largest HMO and is Vice President of the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations. Mr. Bettini has served on the AAPCHO Executive Committee for the last 10 years. He is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley School of Public Health.