Policy Brief Reveals Gaping Deficiencies in Dental Access for Tennesseans Jennifer Johnson | January 27, 2022 Nashville, TN- The Tennessee Justice Center has authored a public policy brief that shines a disturbing light on the oral health of Tennessee residents and identifies the barriers preventing more than a million Tennesseans from having
Separate and Unequal: Policies to Promote Dental Care as Essential and Reduce Oral Health Disparities
Separate and Unequal: Policies to Promote Dental Care as Essential and Reduce Oral Health Disparities Kinika Young and Heavyn Jennings January 18, 2022 Executive Summary Dental practices have always been separated from medical practices despite calls, dating back to the 19th century, to integrate dentistry into the primary care delivery system to
Key Features of Build Back Better Kinika Young | December 2021 Our final vlog update for 2021 includes important information about the Build Back Better Act that was passed in the House in November. Included in the act is 12-month postpartum health coverage for new parents once their pregnancy ends.
TJC Story Blog Sept 2021 P-EBT Supports Families with Children as Pandemic Intensifies During the pandemic, many families who do not qualify for SNAP were able to access important food assistance through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Program called P-EBT. One Clarksville mother
CHILDREN'S CHAT NEW: VIDEO BLOGS ON THE CHILDREN'S CHAT AND ON OUR YOUTUBE Why is Tennessee's Katie Beckett Program so essential? December 2021 // Heavyn Jennings The Necessity Tennessee’s Katie Beckett program is a Medicaid waiver for children under 18 years