Senate Supports Efforts to Increase State Vaccination Rates
Contact Name: Marina Altschiller
Phone: (603) 271-3375
CONCORD – Today, the Senate passed SB 319, Senator Cindy Rosenwald’s (D-Nashua) bill to enable all full risk group market health coverage offered by health carriers to employers to provide a wellness financial incentive to insured persons when voluntarily supplied with sufficient evidence the insured is currently fully vaccinated for COVID-19 at the time of enrollment. The bill will next be sent to the House for a public committee hearing.
Prime Sponsor Cindy Rosenwald (D-Nashua) issued the following statement after the vote:
“Over the past two years, our health care workers have been tireless in their efforts to treat New Hampshire patients under unprecedented circumstances. SB 319 aims to reduce the strain COVID-19 has placed on our hospitals and health care facilities by providing an incentive for those who voluntarily choose to become fully vaccinated. I am grateful for the bipartisan support of my colleagues on SB 319 and look forward to bringing this bill before the House.”