Biden to reopen public comment on TennCare block grant August 15, 2021 | Jonathan Mattise/AP | Chattanooga Times Free Press As part of an agreement reached in our lawsuit to stop the block grant, the Biden administration has agreed to reopen the comment period through September 9, 2021. Read original story.
As Tennessee halts vaccine outreach to kids, Nashville youth still get COVID-19 shots Jul 16, 2021 | Meghan Mangrum | Tennessean Tennessee halts vaccine outreach to kids for all vaccinations, including COVID-19 vaccines. Nashville continues vaccination efforts, but other areas of the state often rely more heavily on state direction, which could create
Trump signed off on last-minute Medicaid changes. Now Biden faces the legal challenges May 7, 2021 | Phil McCausland | NBC News “What are we supposed to do? We do all that we can, but we don't have the means... We pay all we can, but what’s left is what the government funds
Tennessee Justice Center, families file lawsuit over TennCare block grant Apr 22, 2021 | Sam Stockard | Tennessee Lookout "Tennessee is the last state that should have an experimental waiver that puts vulnerable populations at risk. We stand with our clients and all Tennesseans against the further restriction of life-saving health care services
Lieutenant governor willing to consider Biden’s Medicaid expansion Mar 24, 2021 | Sam Stockard | Tennessee Lookout "[McNally] joins other leaders in non-expansion states who understand that it would be unwise not to consider accepting billions of dollars from the federal government that would cover 300,000 Tennesseans, shore up rural economies, and keep healthcare