Tag Archives: Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid: Hassan enlisted hired gun as governor

The New York firm of Manatt, Phelps and Phillips was already a state contractor. The Executive Council gave them a $1.7 million, no-bid contract in March 2014 to perform legal, policy and technical services to support Medicaid expansion — including negotiating with … Continue reading

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In Keene, Hassan defends Medicaid expansion bill

Days after the release of a critical letter from a federal agency, U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan is defending the Medicaid expansion plan she signed into law as New Hampshire’s governor. In an interview in Keene Monday morning, Hassan, a Democrat, … Continue reading

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Hassan’s mess: Blaming Trump instead

As Hassan was running for the Senate, the Obama administration informed her that the state’s expanded Medicaid program was running afoul of federal law. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found that the New Hampshire Health Protection Program … Continue reading

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Trump’s HHS to NH: End Illegal Medicaid Prop-Up Payments or Else

CONCORD — The Trump administration has given the state of New Hampshire until the end of 2018 to eliminate health care provider payments that support Medicaid expansion – or else face a “deferral or disallowance” of the entire New Hampshire … Continue reading

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Medicaid expansion’s uncertain future

WITH A TWO-YEAR budget in place, the fate of Medicaid expansion in New Hampshire is likely to be the biggest policy issue facing the Legislature in 2018, and like everything else surrounding health care, it’s shrouded in uncertainty and confusion. … Continue reading

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Medicaid Assists More Than 185,000 New Hampshire Residents (as if That’s a Good Thing)

This is an interesting take on the Medicaid situation in NH. Follow the link to look at the graph (so you can feel the expansion of Medicaid with your eyes) and the breakdown of whom it supposedly serves. One of … Continue reading

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Medicaid Expansion – well THANK YOU (again) Republicans Jeb Bradley, Chuck Morse, and the other…

…cast of known characters that decided, contra the NH GOP Platform, that shoving NH into the Obamacare morass via the Medicaid Expansion (Hey Jeb – thanks for the extra taxes!).  So once again, Govt has decided that it knows economics … Continue reading

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