News & Press Releases
By Tom Wilemon
Tennesseans calling for help with Medicaid applications reach someone who can't view their file, can't answer basic questions, and probably won't call them back.
Federal health officials are warning hundreds of thousands of people who have bought health plans through the federal insurance exchange that their coverage will be cut off unless they quickly provide proof that their citizenship or immigration status makes them eligible to be insured through the new marketplace.
- After being cited as one of the six states not actively addressing its backlog of Medicaid applicants, three non-profits have helped file a lawsuit in federal court against Tennessee. Sam Brooke, Southern Poverty Law Center attorney, and Ricky Reynolds, one of the plaintiffs, join Karen Finney to discuss.