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Tennessee Medicaid Expansion

Ryan Grim

Senator Denies 280,000 People Health Care, Calls Advocate 'Asshole' For Asking Him To Give Up Same

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.02.2015 | Politics

On Tuesday night, a Tennessee Senate committee voted to deny some 280,000 state residents access to health care, rejecting a plan to expand Medicaid t...

Groups Sue State For Delaying Medicaid Coverage 'To Score Political Points'

Kaiser Health News | Phil Galewitz | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

Three consumer advocacy groups filed a class-action lawsuit Wednesday accusing Tennessee officials of adopting policies that are depriving thousands o...

Jeffrey Young

Tennessee Medicaid Expansion On Hold, Governor Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (R) outlined a plan for Medicaid expansion and reform today, but will not advance a plan in his budget without federal appr...

Tennessee Can Expand Medicaid or Forego $1 Billion

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

There is no simple answer to the question of Medicaid expansion. While providing health insurance for more Tennesseans puts a strain on the state budget, it also builds a healthier workforce, improves worker productivity and expands investments in our local economy.