Three Proposed Rules Changes to SNAP

Able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs) must comply with all standard work requirements outlined for SNAP eligibility, unless exempted for reasons such as a disability. ABAWDs must comply with additional work requirements if they require benefits for more than three months in a 36-month period. In areas with a lack of sufficient jobs, states can apply ...

Census Bureau 2018 Estimates for Income, Poverty, Housing Costs, and Health Coverage

The U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey data released September 26, 2019 provide estimates of population characteristics based on data collected in surveys conducted throughout 2018. The survey data provide year-to-year comparisons of key indicators affecting the lives of Granite Staters. All survey data are estimates for New Hampshire from the U.S. Census Bureau.

County Medicaid Funding Obligations for Long-Term Care

Long-term care can take several forms, including nursing home care, assisted living, adult day care services, home care, and care coordination. Nursing homes are the most comprehensive form of long-term care, as they provide services to people who need 24-hour care or to people who require a higher level of nursing care. Nursing homes can ...

Access to Home- and Community-Based Medicaid Services Limited by Workforce Shortages

New Hampshire Choices for Independence (CFI) Medicaid Waiver services provide home- and community-based services to individuals who are chronically ill or have a disability and prefer to stay in their homes or communities but might otherwise need the level of care only provided in nursing homes, which typically result in more expensive treatment. Those in ...

New Hampshire’s Numbers: 2016 Census Bureau Estimates for Income, Poverty, Housing Costs, and Health Insurance Coverage

The United States Census Bureau American Community Survey data released September 2017 provides estimates, based on data collected in surveys conducted throughout 2016, of New Hampshire’s population characteristics. The survey data provide year-to-year comparisons of key indicators affecting the lives of Granite Staters.

The New Hampshire Food Stamp Program

The New Hampshire Food Stamp Program, also known by the federal designation Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), provides resources to eligible individuals to purchase certain food items at grocery stores and other participating food retailers. SNAP benefits are designed to provide the difference between the cost of a nutritionally adequate food plan (designed by the ...