The Importance of Maternal Depression Screenings When it comes to the health of women and children, Tennessee is unfortunately not doing so well. Tennessee is ranked #43 in the latest United Health Foundation's America's Health Rankings: 2018 Health
FARM BILL: HOUSE VOTING TODAY The House has begun debate on the House Farm Bill. The first votes on the amendments are expected to begin later this afternoon. Please call your members NOW and urge them to vote against the three
MEDICAID EXPANSION SUPPORTED BY 63% OF TENNESSEANS Patient advocacy groups and health care providers released a poll today showing wide voter support for the state’s use of federal Medicaid funds to cover uninsured Tennesseans. A statewide poll of registered voters, conducted in April by
MEDICAID HELPS LIFT FAMILIES OUT OF POVERTY The President issued an executive order earlier this month titled “Reducing Poverty in America by Promoting Opportunity and Economic Mobility”. It requires the Secretaries of Treasury, Agriculture, Commerce, Labor, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban
MEDICAID WORK REQUIREMENTS AND FAMILIES: 5 FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW On Thursday, April 19 the Tennessee General Assembly passed a bill that threatens healthcare access for the 1.5 million children, parents, and disabled Tennesseans who depend on TennCare (Tennessee’s Medicaid program).