Free BinaxNOW COVID-19 Test Kits Available

November 18, 2020

NH primary care physicians may now request BinaxNOW COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test supplies without costs from the NH Department of Health and Human Services at the BinaxNow COVID-19 Test Kit Supply Request site.

Dr. G. Kenton Allen Inaugurated as 189th President of the New Hampshire Medical Society

November 17, 2020

NHMS President G. Kenton Allen, MD, MBAG. Kenton Allen, MD, MBA, was inaugurated as the 189th president of the New Hampshire Medical Society during its 2020 Annual Scientific Conference held virtually this past weekend.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak, Update # 24 Bamlanivimab

On November 13, 2020, NH DHHS issued health alert COVID-19 outbreak update #24 regarding use of Bamlanivimab.

Information for NH Residents on the Health Insurance Marketplace and Open Enrollment for the 2021 Plan Year

October 29, 2020

Today, Insurance Commissioner Chris Nicolopoulos spoke on a media call coordinated by Covering New Hampshire to share information about the Health Insurance Marketplace and Open Enrollment for the approximately 41,000 state residents who will purchase health insurance in the individual market for 2021 coverage. Open enrollment in the individual Health Insurance Marketplace will run from November 1 to December 15.

Influenza Vaccination, Testing, and Treatment, 2020-21

On October 15, 2020, NH DHHS issued a health alert regarding influenza vaccination, testing and treatment for the 2020-2021 season.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak, Update # 22

On October 14, 2020, NH DHHS issued health alert COVID-19 outbreak update #22 regarding Community Transmission of COVID-19 Increasing in NH

NH Insurance Department to Hold Annual Public Hearing on October 23

October 6, 2020

The New Hampshire Insurance Department will host its annual public hearing on health insurance premiums and medical care cost drivers from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020, via webinar.

The hearing will include a report on the 2019 data submitted by health insurance companies in New Hampshire. Paul B. Ginsberg, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Health Policy at the Brookings Institution, will present Moving Forward on Provider Alternative Payment Systems. The hearing will include a public comment period.

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