April 11, 2017
The history of AccessTN, the high-risk pool Tennessee created in 2006 in an effort to provide better access to health insurance for high-risk individuals.
April 11, 2017 What Are They and Why Do They Matter for Tennessee?
Tennessee may be eligible for federal funding of reinsurance and high-risk pools, which could improve access to health insurance and alleviate rising costs.
April 5, 2017 Key Concepts that Influence Access and Affordability
An intro to key concepts that influence access and affordability in health insurance markets, such as risk pools, predictability, incentives, and stability.
March 24, 2017
The Senate compromise on Gov. Haslam's IMPROVE Act makes the original bill's Highway Fund tax increases smaller and its General Fund tax reductions larger.
March 16, 2017
Tennessee's individual health insurance market could look a lot different if the American Health Care Act (AHCA) replaces the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
March 15, 2017
Background on TennCare reform efforts and the key design choices Tennessee policymakers may have to address if Congress changes the structure of Medicaid.
March 14, 2017
Under the American Health Care Act (AHCA), federal TennCare funding could be $460 million more to $2.6 billion less than current law over the next decade.
March 10, 2017 A Two-Way Analysis of Recent Proposals from the U.S. House of Representatives
The American Health Care Act (AHCA) being considered by Congress would have a significant impact on federal funding for TennCare.
March 3, 2017
Good data and research are critical to any public policy discussion. In an op-ed for The Tennessean, we put current transportation issues in context.
February 24, 2017
A detailed summary and analysis of Governor Bill Haslam's 2017 Tennessee budget proposal with charts, graphs and a 1-page infographic.