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.
A central question in Congress’ current debate over health care reform is how to approach the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) essential health benefits (EHB). The American Health Care Act (AHCA) Read more
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 give Tennessee’s governor and legislature a lot more power over and responsibility for health insurance in our state. The bill, passed by the U.S. House Read more
Tennessee may be eligible for federal funding of reinsurance and high-risk pools, which could improve access to health insurance and alleviate rising costs.
An intro to key concepts that influence access and affordability in health insurance markets, such as risk pools, predictability, incentives, and stability.
Last week, Speaker Paul Ryan of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The AHCA is the proposed replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). We Read more
Background on TennCare reform efforts and the key design choices Tennessee policymakers may have to address if Congress changes the structure of Medicaid.