Health policies have enormous impacts on the lives on Granite Staters. Federal programs such as Medicaid and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program have critical roles in the health and well-being of many Granite State children and families. Health programs that support individuals with disabilities, fund home-based care, and provide access to mental health and behavioral health services are essential to helping ensure the health needs of New Hampshire residents are addressed.
NHFPI strives to explain the effects of health policy decisions, both federal and state, upon the New Hampshire budget and New Hampshire residents and to explore changes in policies that could help maintain and improve people’s health, now and into the future.
Medicaid expansion has provided health care coverage to NH workers, supported the economy
First Published in the New Hampshire Bulletin, May 17, 2023
Long-Term Services and Supports in New Hampshire: A Review of the State’s Medicaid Funding for Older Adults and Adults with Physical Disabilities
Presented by Phil Sletten, Research Director at the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute, to staff members from the New Hampshire ...
Declines in Food Insecurity Among Granite Staters Aided by Federal Pandemic Assistance Programs
New data show that food insecurity among New Hampshire households declined in the last three years, with federal assistance programs ...
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: State Outreach to Eligible Populations
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) supports the nutritional needs of individuals and families facing economic hardships and limited incomes. ...