Governor Bill Haslam had a big announcement for his State of the State address Monday night. He wants Tennessee to pay for the first two years of college. That’s for graduating high-school seniors heading to a community college or technical school.Read more ›
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Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, who is an increasingly central character in the fiscal cliff drama, wants to end what he calls a “massive bed tax.” Hospitals say without it, some could be forced to close.Read more ›
The Tennessee Hospital Association is warning of possible closures if federal spending is reduced as planned. The first in nearly a nearly decade of planned cuts begins October 1st.Read more ›
The head of a group representing Tennessee hospitals says he’s happy with today’s Supreme Court ruling on the federal healthcare law. He says if more people have insurance, it could mean more revenue. At the same time, medical centers will be dealing with a big cut in federal money.Read more ›
The Tennessee legislature is preparing to act on a new 3.5% hospital tax. The industry-supported move is being used as a way to lessen the impact of state budget cuts to TennCare.Read more ›