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DHHS Releases Additional Analysis of Medicaid Expansion under the ACA
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Publish Date:
January 7, 2013

Concord, NH - The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is releasing additional analysis on Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act. This report will include how Medicaid Expansion would impact New Hampshire’s State budget, New Hampshire’s economy, and impact to the insurance industry as well as providers. The briefing will be held Friday
at 1 PM, in the DHHS Brown Building, 129 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH.

This report by the Lewin Group is the second in a two phase analysis of the State’s option to expand its Medicaid program. Based on the US Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act, states have the option of expanding Medicaid coverage to individuals with incomes under 138-percent of the federal poverty level. Friday’s briefing will review findings from Phase I of the report, which provided data on the number of residents who would be eligible for coverage under the expansion and associated costs to the state.

Lewin Group researchers will be at the briefing to explain their methods and findings as well as to answer questions.

 
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