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Health Policy Research & Analysis

5 for TN 5 for TN: Health, Budget, Opioids, the Economy & TennCare February 14, 2018 - Five 1-page infographics on issues that affect Tennesseans in 2018.
Trump April 11, 2017 Digesting the Feds’ New Guidance & 1st Approval of Medicaid Work Requirements January 22, 2018 - On January 11, 2018, the federal government released new guidance for states considering a Medicaid work requirement. One day later, Kentucky became the first state to get federal approval.
Percent of Employed Tennesseans without Health Insurance (2012-2016) How Uninsured Rates in Tennessee Counties Vary by Employment and Income January 30, 2018 - Some Tennesseans are more likely to have health insurance than others. Here's how uninsured rates in Tennessee counties vary after accounting for employment status and income.

Budget Policy Research & Analysis

Governor Bill Haslam The Budget in Brief: Summary of Gov. Haslam’s FY 2018-2019 Recommended Budget February 8, 2018 - Find out where the money comes from, where it goes, and what changed from the current budget.
Healthy Debate 2018 Healthy Debate 2018: A Primer on Health & Budget Policy in Tennessee January 5, 2018 - A resource for any Tennessean who hopes to make or influence public policy in our state.
joshua-earle-12689 - cropped Healthy Debate 2018: Challenges on the Horizon January 5, 2018 - The opioid epidemic, recession readiness, and potential reforms and funding pressures from Congress that could affect the state budget.


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