The new "public charge" proposal would dramatically broaden the previously existing rule to exclude some immigrants who participate in health insurance or nutrition programs for which they are eligible. The proposed rule would use family income to determine who gets a green card.
Many individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD) are seeking ways to achieve independence. In Tennessee, these individuals can receive services to support this goal through TennCare’s Employment and Community First (EFC) CHOICES program.
The Katie Beckett Waiver would provide health insurance to children and adolescents with disabilities who don’t currently qualify for Medicaid because of their parent’s income. The Katie Beckett Waiver would allow states to give Medicaid to children with disabilities as a way of preventing their placement in an institution, even if their parents earn too much for them to qualify.
MEDICAID EXPANSION // ADVOCACY Moving the Needle for Medicaid Expansion in Tennessee Pt. 2 July 7, 2018 / Author: Hayes McAlister Where Do We Go from Here? Unfortunately, many Tennesseans are discouraged that they may never see the
Tennessee has purposely refused to accept some 5.6 billion dollars despite the wide bipartisan support of Governor Haslam’s 2015 Tennessee-specific plan, Insure Tennessee. The Governor could not get the plan over the finish line, despite statewide support.