Health Policy Research & Analysis

The Health-Wealth Gradient How Socioeconomic Factors Affect Health in Tennessee June 6, 2018 - Prosperity and health are closely connected. Here's how Tennesseans' income, wealth, education, and other socioeconomic factors influence our health.
What Is Tennessee’s State-Funded Primary Care Safety Net? May 21, 2018 - It includes 4 types of health care providers focused on services that help uninsured adults avoid more costly hospitalizations.
Blue Cross Blue Shield 2 Reasons TN’s Obamacare Premiums Might Stabilize in 2019 and 1 Reason They May Not May 17, 2018 - TN's Obamacare premiums have risen sharply in recent years, but one insurer says their rates might not change much in 2019. So what's going on?

Budget Policy Research & Analysis

Governors of Tennessee & the Recessions They Faced (1939 through May 2018) TN’s Next Governor Will Probably Face a Recession May 23, 2018 - When that recession comes, the governor’s options could prove more limited than in years past. Tough decisions lie ahead.
Tennessee Tax Revenue Tracker - April 2018 Tennessee Tax Revenue Tracker: April 2018 May 14, 2018 - As of April 30, 2018, Tennessee had collected about 77% of its total budgeted revenue for the current fiscal year. Actual collections were about 3% higher than estimated.
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.

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