Analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data on Tennessee's economy, with a regional look at 14 population centers across the state.
The plan would give state officials unprecedented control over major aspects of the program and weights a new funding formula in TennCare's favor.
Changes to TennCare, education, criminal justice, online sales tax, sports betting, and fiscal notes had significant budget implications.
Data on the hospital, primary care, and substance abuse/mental health care resources available in each of Tennessee's 95 counties.
Critical details are missing from a proposed Medicaid block grant for Tennessee. Its effect on TennCare's budget and flexibility from federal rules are unclear.
The governor's recommended Budget for FY 2020 totals $38.6 billion, an increase of 1.1% over estimates for the current fiscal year.
95 Counties Show Large Rural-Urban Differences
Census data show large differences in household income, poverty, education, and health insurance status between Tennessee’s rural and urban counties.
Our neighborhoods can affect our access to factors that influence health. Use the map to explore how life expectancy varies across Tennessee communities.
No matter who wins the election, these 5 challenges could keep Tennessee’s next governor and General Assembly busy throughout 2019 and beyond.
Our 3 takeaways from 2017 data on the uninsured in Tennessee and for the Chattanooga, Memphis, Knoxville, Kingsport-Bristol, and Nashville-Murfreesboro metro areas.