Tennessee Republicans Open to Medicaid expansion talks as Biden sweetens the deal

Tennessee Republicans Open to Medicaid expansion talks as Biden sweetens the deal Mar 23, 2021 | Brett Kelman and Natalie Allison | Tennessean Lt. Gov. McNally is reconsidering his longstanding opposition to Medicaid expansion now that provisions in the American Rescue Plan have offered additional monetary incentives to states who expand now. Read the

Tina Claxton

#StopTheBlock Stories Tina Claxton Wartrace, TN Tina Claxton has a 25-year-old daughter, Abigail, who has a rare condition known as Hurler Syndrome. Abigail requires a specific medication to keep her heart rate regulated. TennCare has denied this necessary medication in the past, but Tina has always appealed and won so her daughter

Tennessee defends policy to throw away P-EBT cards if families don’t retrieve them in 30 days

Tennessee defends policy to throw away P-EBT cards if families don't retrieve them in 30 days Nov 19, 2020 | Natalie Allison | Tennessean Nashville "It’s absurd for DHS not to give schools all the support they possibly can to help facilitate the P-EBT distribution process. Schools have too much on their plates