New Hampshire

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Dates and Deadlines

All states must submit to CMS a plan for transitioning their current HCBS system into compliance with the new rule by March 17, 2015. States submitting a 1915(c) waiver renewal or amendment before March 17, 2015 must include a transition plan in that submission. States then have 120 days from that submission date to submit a transition plan for the remainder of their HCBS system.

NEW! New Hampshire has posted a revised draft statewide transition plan at Public comments may be submitted until midnight on Friday, February 1, 2019. Comments may be submitted by email to or by regular mail to Maureen DiTomaso, NH Department of Health and Human Services, 105 Pleasant Street, Main Building, Concord, NH 03301-3857.

New Hampshire has posted a draft statewide transition plan and call for comment at Comments are due October 22, 2018

In January of 2015, the NH Department of Health and Human Services released a Draft Transition Framework for comment. Comments were due February 16, 2015.

Opportunity for Public Input on Revised State Plan 

Public comments ended March 30, 2016. Comments for subsequent public input may be submitted by email to or by regular mail to Deborah Fournier, NH Department of Health and Human Services, 129 Pleasant Street, Brown Building, Concord, NH 03301-3857.

The State hosted four public hearings during the public comment period:

Public Hearing #1: Thursday, February 11, 2016

Public Hearing #2: Friday, February 12, 2016

Public Hearing #3: Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Public Hearing #4: Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Comments and revisions are pending.

State DocumentsBack to TOP


HCBS Rule Home Page

Statewide Transition Plan

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Feedback


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Advisory Task Force Meetings: Meetings are held on a quarterly basis and are open to the public. All meetings are held from 10am – 12 noon. Meeting Location:

    University of New Hampshire
    56 Old Suncook Road, Suite 2
    Concord, NH 03301
    Phone: 603-228-2085 x 15

For more information, please contact Mary St. Jacques at:

Meeting Minutes

New Hampshire P&A Comments on Draft Statewide Transition Plan February 26, 2016

New Hampshire Transition Plan Brief Analysis

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