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Healthcare Access News 2019-12-11T13:26:25-05:00

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TENNESSEE’S HEALTHCARE CRISIS: BANKRUPTCIES, CLOSING HOSPITALS, AND MEDICAL DEBT

December 17th, 2019|0 Comments

TENNESSEE’S HEALTHCARE CRISIS: BANKRUPTCIES, CLOSING HOSPITALS, AND MEDICAL DEBT Nov. 20, 2019 | Michael Sainato | Shadow Proof Read the story of a new mom in Knoxville, TN, whose son's genetic disorder required

‘It’s kind of thievery’: Jellico hospital staff say pay checks arrive late again

December 12th, 2019|0 Comments

'It's kind of thievery': Jellico hospital staff say pay checks arrive late again Sept. 20, 2019 | Robert Grant | WVLT Jellico Community Hospital employees air grievances including paychecks that have not arrived

Impact of rural hospital closures felt across Tennessee

December 11th, 2019|0 Comments

Impact of rural hospital closures felt across Tennessee Dec. 8, 2019 | News Channel 11 Staff | WJHL The story of a son who rushed his mother to closest hospital, only to find

Rural hospital closures hit record high in 2019 — here’s why

December 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Rural hospital closures hit record high in 2019 — here's why Dec. 5, 2019 | Ayla Ellison | Becker's Hospital Review 1/5 of Americans rely on rural hospitals for care. A record number

ACA Lawsuit Would Cut Taxes for the Most Well-Off While Ending Health Coverage for Millions

November 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities ACA Lawsuit Would Cut Taxes for the Most Well-Off While Ending Health Coverage for Millions Nov. 4, 2019 | Aviva Aron-Dine, Chye-Ching Huang,

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says improving residents’ health must be a priority

November 11th, 2019|0 Comments

'We are an unhealthy state:' Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says improving residents' health must be a priority Oct. 21, 2019 | Natalie Allison | Nashville Tennessean Gov. Bill Lee bragged about Tennessee's financial

Tennessee suffered third-largest increase of uninsured people in the nation

November 11th, 2019|0 Comments

Tennessee suffered third-largest increase of uninsured people in the nation, Census reports Tennessee saw one of the largest increases in the rate of uninsured residents in the nation, according to a new U.S.

No Mercy: After The Hospital Closes, How Do People Get Emergency Care?

November 11th, 2019|0 Comments

No Mercy: After The Hospital Closes, How Do People Get Emergency Care? Aug. 18, 2019 | Sarah Jane Tribble | NPR Since 2010, the United States saw over 100 hospitals close. Breaking down