Tennessee’s Medicaid block grant a mismatch for new federal rules

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 31, 2020 11:29 AM CT | Published: January 30, 2020 3:18 PM CT

Opponents of Gov. Bill Lee’s federal block grant request for Medicaid funds say the proposal will be "dead on arrival" in Washington, but the governor's administration says it is "encouraged" by a Thursday policy announcement by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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Raumesh Akbari Mike Stewart Bill Lee TennCare Michele Johnson
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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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