Number of End-Stage Renal Disease patients statewide: 1,708
This state offers Medigap insurance to dialysis patients under 65.
Medicare, a federal program, pays for dialysis for over 80% of dialysis treatments. However, many issues concerning dialysis patients are actually handled at the state level.
New Hampshire Dialysis Patient Resources
Patient Support and Financial Resources
National Kidney Foundation of New England
This foundation has a grant to assist patients who have kidney disease or are transplant recipients with a variety of needs.
The Kidney Transplant/Dialysis Association, Inc. (KT/DA)
The KT/DA provides direct financial aid to needy kidney patients and donors in New England.
P.O. Box 51362 GMF
Boston, MA 02205-1362
#1 Network of New England
1952 Whitney Avenue, 2nd Floor
Hamden, CT 06517
State Run Programs
- Adult Programs: New Hampshire Medicaid Program Medical care for: needy seniors (OAA); needy blind (ANB), permanently disabled adults (APTD), employed adults with severe disabilities (MEAD), children with severe disability (CSD).
- Programs for Children: New Hampshire Health Kids, part of the Federal Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), is a health insurance program for uninsured children of low-income families who do not have access to affordable health insurance.
Health Reform Status
Exchange: The federal government will run the health insurance exchange in New Hampshire.
Medicaid: It is not known at this time whether the state will expand Medicaid eligibility.