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State Enjoying Financial Windfall thanks to ACA

Tennessee is enjoying a financial windfall thanks to provisions of the Federal Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). The USA Today reports the state will save more than $100 million over 2 years as Washington picks up the cost of providing health … Continue reading

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Haslam says Health Care Funding Needs to be Fixed

Governor Bill Haslam says Congress should move to fix funding programs for the Affordable Care Act if the Supreme Court tosses out the current formula. More than 200,000 Tennesseans have signed up for health insurance under the Federal Exchange. About … Continue reading

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230,000 Tennesseans Registered for Health Insurance

Some 230,000 Tennesseans signed up for health insurance under the Federal Exchange program through the Sunday deadline for open enrollment. That’s up from the 150,000 who sought coverage under the Affordable Care Act in the Volunteer State last year. Nearly … Continue reading

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Federal Health Insurance Enrollment Ends Sunday

Federal Officials are bracing for an expected last minute push to sign up for Health Insurance provided under the Affordable Care Act. This year’s enrollment under the Federal Exchange program ends Sunday. Officials expect telephone and website traffic will swell … Continue reading

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9.5 Million Signed Up for the Affordable Care Act

Some 9.5 million have signed up for coverage under the Federal Affordable Care Act, surpassing the number of enrollees signed up in 2014. The Department of Health and Human services says as of the middle of January, 7.1 million people … Continue reading

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State Must Review TennCare Complaints

More than 2,100 folks who claim they were illegally denied TennCare coverage last year will get a chance to make their case for care in the coming weeks. Most complaints date back to October, 2013 as the Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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Haslam to Hold News Conference Today

Governor Bill Haslam may announce his plan to expand TennCare during a special news conference called for today. WTVF reports staff declined to give details about the briefing, but say it’s important. Earlier Haslam said he hoped to make a … Continue reading

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