Health Care Benefits: New Hampshire
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Patricia A. Morley, Research and Writing Associates
- New Hampshire chose to establish a state-federal partnership Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act. See Health Insurance Marketplaces Under the ACA.
- Same-sex marriage is legal nationwide. New Hampshire also recognizes out-of-state civil unions. See Same-Sex Partner Benefits.
- Group health plans in New Hampshire must include coverage for certain maternity and dependent coverage. See Maternity and Dependent Coverage.
- Health plans in New Hampshire must include coverage for mental health and substance abuse treatments and provide mental health and substance abuse parity. See Mental Health and Substance Abuse Coverage.
- Group health plans must provide coverage for certain specified providers. See Coverage for Specified Providers.
- Group health plans must provide coverage for certain illnesses, diseases, and medical and surgical procedures. See Diabetes; Bariatric Surgery; Reconstructive Breast Surgery; Mammograms; Contraceptive Services.
- Plans issued in New Hampshire must provide coverage for particular types of medical devices and prostheses. See Medical Devices and Prostheses.
- Certain coverage with regard to children and dependents is mandatory. See Coverage for Children and Dependents.