Tennessee's excess burden of 3 chronic diseases cost nearly $5.3 billion in 2015 in direct medical care, lost productivity, and premature death.
Don't have time to read our 3-part series on Tennessee's opioid crisis? We wrote up the Cliffs Notes in a new op-ed for The Tennessean.
The U.S. Census Bureau released new data on health insurance coverage across the country in 2016. Here are our top 3 takeaways for Tennessee.
Congress & President Trump have 4 options to address CSR payments. Their choice will have a significant effect on Tennessee's Obamacare marketplace.
The Graham-Cassidy bill gives Tennessee 3 things: more money for health coverage, more control over health insurance, and 18 months to sort out the details.
Medicaid work requirements are most likely to affect non-elderly adults without disabilities. Let's look at what that could mean in Tennessee.
TennCare long-term services and supports help elderly or disabled low-income Tennesseans with daily tasks like eating, bathing, and taking medication.
Can anyone with income below a certain threshold enroll in Medicaid? That's true in some states, but Medicaid eligibility in Tennessee is more complicated.
Tennessee's capacity for addiction treatment is lower than the demand and out of sync with the geography of the opioid epidemic.
Tennessee has responded to the opioid epidemic by limiting the supply of prescriptions. Reducing demand means addressing addiction.