TennCare budget hearing fails to address $768M elephant in the room

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

TennCare could owe the federal government hundreds of millions of dollars, according to an audit. But at a budget hearing last week, neither Gov. Bill Lee nor any members of his panel asked about it.


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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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