Mark Fukuhara, Consultant
Mark Fukuhara is a consultant for Employee Benefit Consulting LLC (EBC). Prior to joining EBC, he was the VP of Hawaii Operations for Hawaii-Mainland Administrators. With a career spanning more than 30 years in Hawaii’s healthcare industry, Mark is uniquely qualified to provide analysis and insights regarding single and multi-employer benefit plans, both self-funded and fully-insured. In addition, he has a wide ranging experience in the healthcare arena, giving him the perspective from the standpoint of insurance carriers/health plans, employers, third party administrators, benefits consultants and providers. Mark has had previous CEO/Administrator experience at Akamai Benefit Consultants, the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund, Washington Counties Insurance Fund and Kahuku Hospital. In addition, he has served as Chief Operating Officer at Hawaii Dental Service and Royal Insurance Agency.
Mark has held management positions with Aon Consulting, HMSA and Straub Clinic and Hospital. Mark has performed benefits consulting projects for local insurance carriers such as AlohaCare, University Health Alliance (UHA), Hawaii Medical Assurance Association (HMAA), and Ohana Health Plan. In addition, he has conducted benefits consulting engagements with mainland companies including Prudential, Guardian, Catamaran/Optum and Sterling Administration.
In 2018, Mark became a certified broker/consultant for Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans offered in Hawaii by Humana, United Healthcare and Aetna. He analyzes, educates and advises employees and individuals on what Medicare options best meet their needs and budgets.
Mark has been a member on the Boards of AlohaCare and the Kahuku Hospital Foundation. He also has served as an officer of the Hawaii Association of Health Underwriters. Mark earned a bachelor’s degree with honors in biology from the University of California and master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University.