Mar 16, 2015

New Hampshire's expanded Medicaid eligibility is set to expire December 31, 2016.  Gov. Maggie Hassan wants legislators to renew the program as part of the next budget, but last week the House and Senate both acted against a renewal.

Jun 01, 2015

Neither the House nor the Senate have included Medicaid expansion funding in their state budget proposals, but Gov. Maggie Hassan (D) is still campaigning to reauthorize the program.

Representatives of the House and Senate will meet this month to negotiate a final budget.

Without reauthorization, expanded Medicaid eligibility will expire at the end of 2016.

Jun 26, 2015

On Thursday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states do not have to set up their own health insurance exchanges for residents to receive federal health insurance subsidies.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides a tax subsidy for any individual who purchases health insurance through an online health insurance exchange "established by the state." 

Aug 14, 2015

The New Hampshire Insurance Department is in the process of changing its rules for health insurance networks.

Dec 04, 2015

This week, the US Senate passed legislation that repeals much of the fundamental elements of the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare." Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D) opposes the repeal bill while Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R) supports the legislation.

Dec 21, 2015

Expanded Medicaid eligibility is set to expire at the end of 2016, and lawmakers will consider whether to continue the program next year.

When lawmakers first approved expanded Medicaid eligibility in 2014, the federal government agreed to cover 100% of the additional costs.  However, federal support will gradually decrease over time. 

Jan 29, 2016

On Thursday, January 28 the New Hampshire House heard testimony on a Republican bill to continue expanded Medicaid eligibility.

New Hampshire's expanded Medicaid program is set to expire December 31, 2016.

Mar 03, 2016

On Wednesday the House Finance Committee heard final testimony on HB 1696, a bill to continue expanded Medicaid eligibility in New Hampshire.

Right now expanded eligibility is set to expire December 31, 2016.


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