February 12, 2015 -
States have laws about parental drug use. But Tennessee's law handcuffs new mothers, including ones who are poor, upon delivery. Treatment for those seeking help is rare.
October 20, 2005 -
Posted by R. Neal The federal government has approved Florida's Medicaid waiver, effectively privatizing Medicaid in Florida:
July 26, 2005 -
Here's one reason why it's good that TennCare is at least continuing to cover women with cervical cancer. Most of the 4,000 almost entirely preventable deaths from this condition in the U.S.
July 25, 2005 -
One predictable consequence of Tennessee Gov.
July 1, 2005 -
Quick activist alert: 12 Tennessee citizens are in the 11th day of a sit-in at Gov. Bredesen's (D) office in Nashville. They have been joined by 50 or more demonstrators outside, protesting Bredesen's proposed deep cuts in the TennCare health system -- almost a third of a million people kicked off the rolls.
June 29, 2005 -
In what could become a landmark case, the state of Tennessee is going to federal court today seeking approval to cut back on coverage offered by the state-paid TennCare health program.
May 11, 2005 -
The Tennessean reports that all Tennessee state senators, no matter how long they serve or whether they were elected or appointed, get a major, lifelong discount on the state employees' health insurance plan.