Date: 
Jul 10, 2015

A 2015 report card gives New Hampshire the only 'A' in the nation for health care cost transparency.

The report, developed by the Catalyst for Payment Reform and Health Care Incentives Institute, graded New Hampshire on the state website NHHealthCost.org. That site uses claims data from insurance companies to let consumers compare health care providers' prices for various procedures.

Date: 
Aug 04, 2015

In July Gov. Maggie Hassan (D) signed a bill that states insurers cannot require higher payments for oral anti-cancer pills than for intravenous chemotherapy.

Oral chemotherapy pills typically fall under a patient’s pharmacy benefit, and they can cost much more than the co-pay for an outpatient chemotherapy appointment.

Date: 
Oct 09, 2015

An October report from the New Hampshire Hospital Association (NHHA) says that the number of uninsured patients seeking treatment is decreasing. 

Date: 
Jul 27, 2016

A new report gave New Hampshire an A grade for health care price transparency.  New Hampshire, Maine, and Colorado were the only states to get an A. 

Date: 
Aug 18, 2016

The state Insurance Department has accepted a proposal for much lower workers’ compensation insurance next year. 

Date: 
Dec 28, 2016

According to an annual report from the Insurance Department, the number of uninsured individuals in New Hampshire decreased from 9% in 2014 to 6% in 2015.

Medicare for all
Date: 
Apr 24, 2017

This April U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-First Congressional District introduced HR 2065, a bill that would allow anyone to use Medicare for health insurance.

Date: 
Jun 08, 2016

On June 3 Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill that requires pharmaceutical companies to justify drug price increases.

AHCA
Date: 
May 06, 2017

Earlier this week, the US House passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA).

The bill repeals the Affordable Care Act—also known as Obamacare—and replaces it with a set of new policies. These include:

NH health care
Date: 
Aug 08, 2017

In a new ranking of the states, WalletHub said New Hampshire was the fourth best state in the nation for health care. 

The report included thirty-five measures of health care, from the average monthly insurance premium to dentists per capita.

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