Tennessee can learn from other states' experiences with Medicaid expansion.
The opioid epidemic, recession readiness, and potential reforms and funding pressures from Congress that could affect the state budget.
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.
If Congress' health care bill stalls, Tennessee has several options options that might help reduce premium growth and stabilize the individual market.
The U.S. House and Senate's health care bills both loosen rules for essential health benefits (EHB), but in different ways and with different trade-offs.
The AHCA's key trade-offs could have a significant impact on 1.5 million rural Tennesseans and 150,000 Tennesseans with disabilities covered by TennCare.
The American Health Care Act (AHCA) could affect coverage for 1 in 3 Tennesseans and give state lawmakers more control over health insurance.
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.
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.
Tennessee's individual health insurance market could look a lot different if the American Health Care Act (AHCA) replaces the Affordable Care Act (ACA).