Medicaid Panel Continues Gathering Information

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A special nine-member commission charged with recommending to lawmakers whether they should authorize New Hampshire to expand Medicaid to an estimated 49,000 poor adults continues its information-gathering on Tuesday.

The commission faces an Oct. 15 deadline to issue a report with its recommendations. Most expect the report to contain recommendations by a majority of the panel as well as a dissent from the minority. The group met with the consultant at its last meeting to lay out a timeline of meetings to discuss drafts of the report before it is final.

The commission could hear Tuesday from Avik Roy, who wrote an article recently published in Forbes arguing that hospitals would lose money if the state expands the program.

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