The COVID-19 Pandemic is Exhibit A for Why Medicaid Block Grant Proposals Are Bad Policy April 3, 2020 | Kinika Young | Community Catalyst "Experts agree that any block grant would not solve these problems, and instead would further weaken Tennessee’s health care infrastructure, making it more difficult to respond in
Governor Bill Lee's proposed TennCare block grant: I'm not buying it Oct. 17, 2019 | Anne Ferrell Quillen | Tennessean Anne Ferrell Quillen counters Gov. Bill Lee's claims that the Medicaid block grant will save upwards of $1 billion and that eligibility will not be affected by his plan. Read
State Sen. Robinson: Governor gift-wraps refusal to expand Medicaid Sept. 18, 2019 | Sam Stockard | Daily Memphian Despite support from conservative backers and federal government, patient advocacy groups as well as some officials in Tennessee are concerned about what the Medicaid block grant will mean for TennCare eligibility in the
We Tennessee physicians oppose TennCare block grant and we demand better Nov. 19, 2019 | Tennessee Physicians, Guest Columnists | Tennessean Tennessee doctors list grievances with the current state of their states healthcare system and urge officials to reconsider the Medicaid block grant. Read full letter.
Tennessee’s Medicaid proposal dangerous experiment on the most vulnerable The proposed block grant, if passed, will do the complete opposite of what Medicaid was designed for, which is to help Tennessee's most vulnerable. Nov. 21, 2019 | Jason Resendez, Guest Columnist | Tennessean Health care strategist Jason Resendez writes that Medicaid was designed