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NHHFC Reacts to Actuarial Report Showing Medicaid Expansion is Destroying Individual Marketplace

Concord – The New Hampshire House Freedom Caucus (NHHFC) today responded to the release of an actuarial report showing that Medicaid expansion is massively driving up the costs of premiums in the individual marketplace. The report, prepared by Gorman Actuarial, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire lawmakers prepare for next session

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Legislature won’t be back in session until January, but lawmakers have begun drafting bills and crafting agendas. After getting the budget out of the way last year, re-authorization of the state’s expanded Medicaid … Continue reading

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Senate panel investigating surging Medicaid costs in …New Hampshire…

The soaring costs of Medicaid expansion in eight U.S. states – including Michigan, Ohio, New Hampshire and Illinois, is under investigation by a U.S. Senate committee. Sen. Ron Johnson, chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, sent … Continue reading

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N.H. DHHS head talks health care provider taxes to pay for expanded Medicaid

Amid growing uncertainty around New Hampshire’s Medicaid expansion program and a looming 2018 deadline, Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Jeffrey Meyers is exploring a new potential fix: provider taxes. In an interview with the Monitor editorial board last week, Meyers … Continue reading

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Medicaid Expansion – What Will NH Republicans Do When the ‘Free’ Money is Gone?

For years we have warned about taking “free money with strings attached.” There’s another meme that describes the below from the Pravda on the Merrimack: “Fed crack.” No, not real drugs but the allure and the addiction is just as real … Continue reading

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NH Seeks Work Requirement for Expanded Medicaid

The state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking a waiver from the federal government to require recipients of expanded Medicaid coverage to work or go to school. The proposed rule from DHHS specifically requires participants to work, … Continue reading

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Hassan’s secret: Covering up Medicaid problems

Last year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) warned the Hassan administration that New Hampshire’s expanded Medicaid program was not complying with federal law. This was rather inconvenient for Hassan, who made the subsidized health insurance program the … Continue reading

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