Thu
Aug 12 2021
01:54 pm

CMS (Medicaid) is opening a new 30-day federal comment period for TennCare III, Medicaid block grants.

Previous commentary,

Tennessee Medicaid block grant proposal does not meet CMS Federal focus. "Tennessee designed its proposal to allow Tennessee to keep 50% of any unspent block grant funds." "In 2018, Tennessee came in $2 billion lower than projected. Under the block grant, Tennessee would have been able to pocket $1 billion,..."

This should not be approved or allowed. Our state government is irresponsible and cannot be trusted.

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To date, the failure to expand Medicaid/TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding. (Source)

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