Health care advocates: Disabled Tennesseans could have ‘target on their backs’ if Medicaid block grant approved

Sept. 22, 2019 | Andy Sher | Chattanooga Times Free Press

  • Although Gov. Bill Lee has said that the Medicaid block grant will not cut services or eligibility, advocates believe tight funding under a block grant put people living with disabilities at risk of getting cut first.
  • Co-founder and Staff Attorney for TJC, Gordon Bonnyman, explained that benefit levels will likely be cut even if benefits technically are not.

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