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
The TennCare block grant proposal could hurt seniors. We're not talking about it. Oct. 11, 2019 | Barbara Moss, Guest Columnist | Tennessean The majority of nursing home patients receive Medicaid benefits--Barbara Moss thinks they've been left out of the debate against the TennCare block grant too long. Read full story.
Let's talk about TennCare Oct. 14, 2019 | Hannah Fuson | Daily Memphian Disturbing statistics regarding the number of Memphis children living in poverty means their city should be paying close attention to how the Medicaid block grant could threaten health safety nets even more, Fuson argues. Read full story.
Berke and Johnson: Gov. Bill Lee's TennCare block grant plan is no cure Oct. 5, 2019 | Andy Berke and Michele Johnson | Times Free Press Mayor Berke remember the story of a man who plead with him to help the man gain access to health coverage, and he thinks the Medicaid block