Congressional letter: Medicaid block grants not legal under federal law

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 18, 2019 5:04 PM CT

The chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce is questioning the legality of Medicaid block grants for states such as Tennessee, saying Congress would have to change federal law to allow this type of healthcare funding.


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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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