The COVID-19 Pandemic is Exhibit A for Why Medicaid Block Grant Proposals Are Bad Policy
April 3, 2020 | Kinika Young | Community Catalyst
“Experts agree that any block grant would not solve these problems, and instead would further weaken Tennessee’s health care infrastructure, making it more difficult to respond in times of crisis. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Tennessee’s leaders must pay attention to the writing on the wall, withdraw the block grant proposal, and fully expand Medicaid without unnecessary red tape and restrictive barriers for consumers.” – Kinika Young, TJC Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy
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.
Tennessee Residents Rank Healthcare Affordability as a Top Concern for Policymakers; Strong Support for Government Action Across Party Lines
NEW REPORT FROM TJC AND HEALTHCARE VALUE HUB AT ALTARUM HEALTHCARE AFFORDABILITY BURDENS TOP CONCERN FOR TENNESSEANS In a period of great political divisiveness, Tennessee adults are fairly united around one topic—the need for
Over one year into the pandemic, racial health disparities continue May 13, 2021 | Freida Outlaw | PRIDE Publishing Group Longstanding racial disparities in health have been exacerbated by the pandemic, with black