New Futures Health Priorities Included in the State Budget
June 8, 2023
In a historic move, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted today to concur with the Senate’s budget proposal, which includes funding for a seven-year reauthorization of Medicaid expansion, expands access to affordable child care, and fully funds the Alcohol Abuse, Prevention, and Treatment Fund, among many other health programs that benefit Granite Staters.
The budget proposal also includes important funding for children's behavioral health services, healthy aging initiatives, and expanded Medicaid coverage for new mothers. It will now head to Governor Sununu's desk to be signed into law.
Here's a brief overview of the health priorities that were included in the legislature's budget proposal: