Tennessee Medicaid block grant push gets backlash at hearing

Oct. 2, 2019 | Jonathan Matisse (Associated Press) | News Channel 9

  • Nashville hosted the first hearing on the state’s proposal to change Medicaid federal funding to a modified block grant.
  • Patient advocacy groups and healthcare professionals united in opposition to the plan, saying it “just doesn’t work.”
  • No one expressed support for the plan at the Nashville hearing.

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