Governor Lee Defends Medicaid Block Grant Program

According To The U.S. Census, More Than 836,000 People In Tennessee Do Not Have Health Insurance. Despite Some Pushback From The New Administration, Governor Lee Is Hopeful That The Medicaid Block Grant Waiver Program Will Remain In Place And Will Allow More People To Get The Insurance They Need.

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Tennessee Hospice Company Sued for Medicare/Medicaid Fraud – June 4, 2021 News Break

1) Tennessee Hospice Company Sued for Medicare/Medicaid Fraud
2) Tennessee’s Lawmakers Celebrate Permitless Carry As It Becomes Law
3) Nashville Approves Sales Tax Increase For Downtown District

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Tennessee Hospice Company Sued for Medicare/Medicaid Fraud

The Federal Government Has Joined Tennessee In A Lawsuit Against Nashville-Based Avalon Hospice, The State’s Largest Hospice Company. The Suit Claims That The Company Filed False Medicare And Medicaid Claims For Patients Who Were Not Eligible For The Benefits.

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Biden’s $6 Trillion Budget Draws Pushback

President Joe Biden’s Latest Budget Proposal Fits The Model Of His Other Plans With Higher Taxes And A Spike In Federal Spending. But The New Plan Has Drawn Opposition Just As His Earlier Spending Proposals Have.

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Tennessee Looks To Protect Its Interests In Medicaid Block Grant Lawsuit

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery Has Filed A Motion To Intervene In A Federal Lawsuit Challenging The State’s Tenncare III Medicaid Block Grant Waiver.

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Tennessee’s Medicaid Block Grant Waiver Challenged In Court

A Group Of Tennessee Medicaid Recipients Has Filed A Complaint In U.S. District Court Claiming The U.S. Department Of Health And Human Services’ Decision To Approve A Tenncare Block Grant Waiver Violates Federal Rules.

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The Tennessee Conservative News Break March 29, 2021

1)Foster / Adoption Exemption Bill To Be Heard In Committee
2) Tennessee Republican Leaders Divided on Medicaid Expansion Incentives
3) Nashville Judge Rules In Favor Of Reinstating Sportsbook Betting License
4) Senator Ted Cruz Tweets Photos, Post Videos Of Border Situation
5) Chattanooga Area Food Bank Launches Reimagined Online Auction To Fight Hunger

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Tennessee Republican Leaders Divided On Medicaid Expansion Incentives

Dems Push For Medicaid Expansion, While Republicans Have Differing Opinions And Gov. Lee Remains Focused On Block Grant Waiver.

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Biden Touts American Rescue Plan & Affordable Care Act At Ohio State University

As President Joe Biden Made His First Visit To Ohio Since Taking Office Tuesday, He Was Criticized For What One Policy Group Called Unnecessary Spending.

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Lee Says Tennessee Doesn’t Need Its Share Of American Rescue Plan Funding

Tennessee Is Set To Receive A Combined $35 Billion In Different Forms Of Relief From The $1.9 Trillion Federal Stimulus Package Signed By President Joe Biden, But Gov. Bill Lee Said The State Doesn’t Need The Money.

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