DHHS head objects to Dems’ Medicaid hikes
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New Hampshire’s Health and Human Services commissioner is objecting to a Democratic approach to raising Medicaid reimbursement rates, citing the need for more flexibility and throwing a complication into one Senate Democrats’ key budget priorities.

In a letter sent to House and Senate budget writers Tuesday afternoon, Commissioner Jeffrey Meyers said that the department had “concern over the methodology used for raising Medicaid rates” in the Senate’s proposed budget and said it could result in redundant or overlapping increases.

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