Feds approve state’s Medicaid block grant waiver

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 09, 2021 8:43 PM CT | Published: January 08, 2021 2:59 PM CT

The $8.6 billion waiver must be approved by the Tennessee General Assembly and sets a cap on TennCare funding with the state keeping a share of any savings if its spending comes in below the cap. 

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