State could net up to $1 billion through block grant, but no public hearing set for Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 17, 2019 10:51 AM CT | Published: September 17, 2019 10:06 AM CT

Tennessee could draw up to $1 billion more in Medicaid funds annually to increase services and possibly add people to TennCare if the federal government agrees to a “modified” block grant proposal, according to Gov. Bill Lee. But no public hearing is scheduled for Memphis.

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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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