A Republican proposal under consideration could cause Tennessee’s Medicaid program known as TennCare to lose $1 billion in federal funding by 2027, according to an analysis of block grant legislation. The analysis that predicted the $1 billion reduction was prepared by Avalere, a healthcare consulting group that calculated the costs associated with federal legislation aiming…

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NASHVILLE – State lawmakers approved Tuesday a measure that, if enacted into law, would ban abortions in Tennessee after about six weeks of pregnancy. Members of the House Health Committee voted 15-4 to send House Bill 0077 to the Calendar and Rules Committee—the last step before the legislation is heard by the full House of…

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