Trump signed off on last-minute Medicaid changes. Now Biden faces the legal challenges

Some now say TennCare is under threat because of changes made by the Trump administration that will last for a decade. Less than two weeks before President Joe Biden came into office, the Trump administration provided Tennessee a 10-year waiver that caps the state’s Medicaid funding. It also allows Tennessee lawmakers to use a portion of any federal cash they save from the program in other areas of the state. Critics say it will encourage Tennessee to make cuts to Medicaid to shore up other state programs and fundamentally change TennCare.NBC News, Read More.

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