Premium Assistance Program Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver

New Hampshire

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment

“August 30, 2017

Notice is hereby given that the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) seeks to amend its Section 1115(a) Research and Demonstration Waiver, #11-W-00298/1 entitled, the New Hampshire Health Protection Program (NHHPP) Premium Assistance, with such amendment to be in place by April 30, 2018. View Public Notice Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol

Update: September 21, 2017

DHHS will hold a third hearing on the proposal to allow for additional public input.


The hearing will be held on Tuesday October 3, 2017 from 6:00-7:30pm at the NH Department of Health and Human Services, Brown Building Auditorium, 129 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH.


Summary of Demonstration


Under the NHHPP Premium Assistance demonstration, New Hampshire uses premium assistance to support the purchase of health insurance coverage for beneficiaries eligible under the new adult group provided via certain qualified health plans (QHPs) doing business in the individual market through the Marketplace. The demonstration affects individuals in the new adult group covered under Title XIX of the Social Security Act who are adults from age 19 up to and including age 64 with incomes up to and including 133 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL) who are neither enrolled in (nor eligible for) Medicare or enrolled in the state’s Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) program.”

  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
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