Progress Check: Casey Grantees on Easing the Debt Burdens of Families in the South

Sept. 12, 2019 | Annie E. Casey Foundation

TJC’s TAKEAWAY: HUGE WIN FOR TENNESSEE! Patients hospitalized for more than 30 days will no longer be denied Medicaid coverage, preventing millions of dollars in medical debt from accruing annually. The Tennessee Justice Center pushed state administrators to stop routinely dismissing claims for these patients, whose federal coverage should start on day 31 of their hospital stays. We are proud to be a part of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Southern Partnership to Reduce Debt.

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Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation