At its last meeting, six of the panel's nine members said they supported accepting federal Medicaid funding to pay for health coverage for an estimated 49,000 poor adults. The panel did not resolve what an expanded program would look like, which is key to a majority recommending going forward.
N.H. Medicaid expansion panel working on recommendation
The group said it would like to rely on private insurance as much as possible.
The panel meets Tuesday and faces an Oct. 15 reporting deadline.
The expansion would add anyone under age 65 who earns up to 138 percent of federal poverty guidelines, which is about $15,000 for a single adult.
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