Tennessee is 1st to be approved for Medicaid block grant Jan 8, 2021 | Travis Loller | Associated Press/ABC News Tennessee is the only state in the country to pursue and be approved to block grant its Medicaid program. This approval can be rejected by the TN General Assembly or by Biden during
CMS approves TennCare block grant waiver Jan 8, 2021 | Kara Hartnett | Nashville Post CMS's Seema Verma has finally approved Tennessee's block grant proposal, a year after it was submitted to CMS. The plan is set to go before the Tennessee General Assembly for approval, next. Read original story.
Trump Administration Approves First Medicaid Block Grant, in Tennessee Jan 8, 2021 | Phil Galewitz | Kaiser Health News The Trump administration has approved Tennessee's block grant in the 11th hour of its term. This program will fundamentally change the way Tennessee's Medicaid program, called TennCare, is funded. Read original story.
Thousands still waiting to receive vital pandemic EBT from the state months later Nov 15, 2020 | Kirstin Gariss | Fox 17 Memphis After months of application deadline changes and a complicated issuance of cards to families, many are still waiting. Read original story. More Stories
Rule denying green cards to immigrants who get public benefits takes effect again Nov 5, 2020 | Sophia Tareen | WKYC A appeals court has allowed the public charge rule to continue, one day after a Chicago court struck it down. Read original story. More