New Hampshire to investigate health insurance companies concerning substance abuse claims

New Hampshire Health Insurance

State agency to investigate whether or not insurers are complying with state and federal laws The New Hampshire Insurance Department will be examining whether or not health insurance companies operating in the state are properly covering substance abuse service, as they are required to. Per the Affordable Care Act, insurers are required to provide the same level of coverage for addiction coverage as they do for typical medical care. New Hampshire has been looking to expand the substance abuse treatment and recovery services it offers in recent years and is…

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Health insurance fraud spikes as exchanges go live

Health Insurance rate increases

Health insurance regulators are combating a tide of fraud Health insurance exchanges throughout the U.S. have proven popular with consumers, but many people may be at risk of falling victim to fraud and misleading tactics by those that seek financial gain. The New Hampshire Insurance Department has sent a cease and desist letter to an insurance brokerage based in Arizona this week. The company is being accused of misleading New Hampshire residents into thinking that it represented the state’s health insurance exchange. The company’s website has since been taken down,…

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Health insurance awareness becomes top priority in New Hampshire

Health insurance exchange awareness

New Hampshire officials set sights on raising awareness concerning health insurance In the U.S., the Affordable Care Act is inching closure to becoming fully enacted. The federal law has faced down staunch opposition since it was passed in 2010. Though many states still oppose the federal law, especially when it comes to the law’s health insurance provisions, those states are now feeling the pressure to comply with the provisions of the Affordable Care Act. In New Hampshire, spreading awareness of how the law will impact the state and its health…

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