TennCare enrollment went up 15 months in a row

The agency hasn’t been allowed to take most people’s coverage away under the federal public health emergency.

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 11, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: October 11, 2021 4:00 AM CT

More low-income people have government healthcare now that TennCare has been effectively prohibited from taking away coverage. It’s a big shift from before the pandemic when the agency frequently took people off the rolls.


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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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