Alarming Jump in Uninsured TN Children

Oct. 30, 2019 | Nadia Ramlagan | Public News Service-TN

  • TJC Director of Children’s Health Kinika Young on advocacy: “One is trying to make families aware of their redetermination process, that we think has been tripping up a lot of people. There’s some redtape barriers that families in TN may not be aware of and may be having a difficult time navigating through.”
  • Georgetown University Center for Children and Families found that 25,000 children became uninsured from 2016-2018.
  • Southeastern states are experiencing similar reductions in insured rates for kids in their states.

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