NH DHHS

NH DHHS Reschedules “Rule Change” Hearing to Allow Medicaid Coverage for “Gender Reassignment”

by Steve MacDonald August 23, 2017

New Hampshire currently prohibits using Medicaid dollars to fund sex change surgery, but a few weeks ago Rich Girard broke a story about how the state’s Department of Health and Human Services was looking to change the rules. Transition them, so to speak, to allow tax dollars to finance sex change operations to Medicaid recipients. […]

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NH DHHS proposes taxpayer funding of sex change surgery

by Steve MacDonald August 11, 2017

Breaking news from Girard at Large, The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services has proposed to eliminate the Medicaid rule that prohibits the program from funding sex reassignment surgeries.  Disturbingly, while the proposed rule change hasn’t even been heard yet, Girard at Large has obtained a letter sent by the department directly to a minor child enrolled in […]

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Abortion stats: who’s holding up the bill?

by Ellen Kolb April 29, 2016
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Sorry-not-sorry to bring this up again, but will someone please point me to the place in the Senate where the abortion statistics bill was stashed?  Who could possibly be benefiting from stalling on this? I sat in on the House study committee meetings that resulted in this year’s HB 629, “relative to induced termination of […]

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Why Hasn’t NH DHHS Established Rules For Medical Marijuana Yet?

by GrokWatch News Desk June 9, 2015

Scott Gacek | Reposted to the GrokWatch News Desk Meet Joe Lachance.  Joe has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, two master’s degrees, is an active member of his local Congregational Church and the Republican party, and is married with two children. Joe is a veteran of the United States Army, having served in the 25th Infantry […]

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Governor Medicaid Maggie Hassan Tosses ‘Most Vulnerable’ Under the Budget Bus

by Steve MacDonald January 27, 2015

This season on New Hampshire Democrat Governors,  last seasons only ‘legislative victory’–Medicaid Expansion–forces our “hero of the people” to make a difficult decision. The budget is a problem so what is a “fiscally responsible” governor to do?  Sell grandma down the river and hope for rain. Medicaid Maggie Hassan proposes $58 million cut from NH […]

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Illegal alien kids shuffled to NH Right to Know request – A report (Part 1)

by Skip July 16, 2014

One of our ‘Grok friends, “K”, decided that she was not going to be one of those that would sit back and just “roll with it” – or like many, retreat into a cocoon of their own making and isolating from the world that seems to be spinning out of control.  With the news of […]

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Public Hearing on Medicaid Expansion In NH Today – What You Need to Know

by Steve MacDonald August 27, 2013
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New Hampshire should not expand Medicaid. Hospitals will lose hundreds of millions of dollars and Taxpayers will be burdened with billions in unfunded mandates.  At least that is what the results of the NH Department of Health and Human Services own study determined. …an analysis from the Lewin Group, a prominent health care consulting firm, […]

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New Hampshire Democrats Hate Poor People

by Steve MacDonald March 22, 2012

Democrats are, as a party, against requiring an ID to vote.  Everyone knows that.  They argue that the poor, or minorities will be intimidated, or unable to engage in the electoral process if we expect them to have a photo ID. Not only do you need a picture ID to apply for Food Stamps in […]

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