Covid-19 is pushing red states to finally expand Medicaid Aug 5, 2020 | Dylan Scott | Vox The impact of coronavirus has, in part, created an environment that further necessitates Medicaid expansion across the nation. In recent months, MO and OK adopted expansion--leaving only 12 states who have not opted to expand. Read
Missouri voters latest to approve Medicaid expansion Aug 5, 2020 | Rachel Roubein | Politico MO voters adopted Medicaid expansion through a ballot initiative, leaving TN as one of only 12 states left to expand Medicaid. Read original story. More Stories
Oklahoma Voters Approve Constitutional Amendment to Expand Medicaid Jun 30, 2020 | Adam Searing | Georgetown Center for Children and Families Oklahoma election day put Medicaid expansion on the table for voters to approve. The state will now join the majority of the nation in adopting Medicaid expansion. Read original story.
Possible solutions for millions struggling to find health insurance amid pandemic Jun 18, 2020 | Chris Conte, Scripps National Correspondent | Fox 17 Nashville TJC Exec. Director Michele Johnson: "We have massive numbers of people who are worried about their health but who no longer have coverage...People will delay getting the care they
122,000 Tennesseans have lost health coverage due to job loss: study July 14, 2020 | Jason Hall | Fox 17 Nashville New Families USA report finds that Tennessee has 10th highest rate of uninsurance, with 19% of adults uninsured. TJC Exec. Director Michele Johnson: "These alarming numbers make the case that preserving comprehensive