If the proposed TennCare work requirement is to achieve its goals, our research shows there are several key issues policymakers may want to consider.
Five 1-page infographics on issues that affect Tennesseans in 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.
Health, prosperity, public policy...all of these things are connected.
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.
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.