Current Status of Medicaid Expansion in State:
State is studying how to implement the expansion
Regular legislative process.
12% of New Hampshire residents are enrolled in Medicaid and no beneficiaries have managed care. The state's Medicaid covers up to 300% FPL depending on the specific program. The Department of Health and Human Services runs the state's Medicaid program.
Expansion of Medicaid to 133% would be a 39% increase over current enrollment.
Governor Lynch's administration has been preparing to implement health care reform to best suit New Hampshire. Governor-elect Hassan plans to go ahead with implementing the expansion.
· New Hampshire is trying for a data driven decision of whether and how to implement the expansion included in health care reform.
· DHHS releases some updates and information through their website, including a recent report by The Lewin Group on the costs and benefits of implementing the ACA.