Media Coverage

Tennessee Becomes First State To Embrace Block Grants For Medicaid Funding

Wall Street Journal By: Stephanie Armour Republican Gov. Bill Lee is expected to sign legislation soon seeking Trump administration approval to turn federal funding for the state’s Medicaid program into a lump-sum grant. Currently, Tennessee, like other states, gets open-ended federal dollars because the government matches a percentage of state spending. … “It’s extremely foolish […]

Medicaid Work Requirements Hit Roadblocks

Pew Stateline By: Michael Ollove Toward the end of 2018, the Trump administration seemed to be marching briskly toward its goal of requiring able-bodied adults in Medicaid to prove they had jobs to participate in the public health plan for the poor. But while a number of states still are adopting work requirements, the path […]