NH Wins 1st Medicaid Boost For In-Home Senior Care

Law360, New York (March 2, 2012, 7:35 PM EST) -- New Hampshire became the first state Friday to receive federal Medicaid dollars to provide long-term care for seniors and people with disabilities outside nursing homes, part of a $3 billion program created by the 2010 health care law.

New Hampshire will get $26.5 million in additional federal matching funds for Medicaid for the next three years, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday. The state will use the money to develop community-based care, such as group homes, for seniors and for people with behavioral...
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