Health and education are mutually influential. Both health and education policy may benefit from discussions that consider their close and complex connections.
As of November 30, 2017, Tennessee had collected about 30% of its total budgeted revenue for the fiscal year. Actual collections were about 1% higher than estimated.
Defining the goals and details of a TennCare work requirement, seeking better data, investments in support services, and avoiding unintended consequences.
Those weighing the trade-offs of adding a work requirement to TennCare may look for insights in Tennesee’s experience with the welfare-to-work policies of Families First.