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Joint Fiscal Committee & Medicaid Expansion Update

Posted: November 14, 2014

Joint Fiscal Committee & Medicaid Expansion Update
This morning the Fiscal Committee met and voted to approve NH’s application for a Premium Assistance Medicaid Waiver.A copy of the full 125 page application can be seen here:http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/pap-1115-waiver/documents/final-waiver-app-11072014.pdfDHHS will soon be submitting the waiver to CMS and the Department hopes to have approval of the waiver by the end of March. Jeff Meyers, Assistant Commissioner reviewed the waiver’s Executive Summary (included in link above) with the Fiscal Committee members this morning.Health and Human Services Oversight Committee The Health and Human Services Oversight committee conducted their final meeting of the legislative term this morning. A new committee will likely reconvene sometime in January.A report on the DD/ABD Wait lists as of September 30, 2014 was distributed to the committee. Please see attached Cathy Spinney, representing the Developmental Services Quality Council, presented the attached information relative to Medicaid managed care and Developmental Services.Some other brief and new items of interest included:
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