Trump’s HHS to NH: End Illegal Medicaid Prop-Up Payments or Else

CONCORD — The Trump administration has given the state of New Hampshire until the end of 2018 to eliminate health care provider payments that support Medicaid expansion – or else face a “deferral or disallowance” of the entire New Hampshire Health Protection Program.

In a stunning Friday night development, Gov. Chris Sununu revealed since 2016 federal regulators have been investigating the legality of non-federal share financing of Medicaid expansion that the Republican-led Legislature and then-Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan put in place last year. *| More…

|Union Leader