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House OKs Tennessee Joining a ‘Health Care Compact’

May 1, 2012 at 3:03 pm

The President’s federal health care revamp has led some states to set up a ‘health care compact’ that would allow a group of states to take over public health care within their borders. Now both the Tennessee Senate and the House have approved the idea – but in different versions.

Tennessee Senate Passes Health Care Compact Bill

May 18, 2011 at 4:19 pm

The state Senate has passed a bill that might lead to Tennessee running health care programs.

Or maybe not.

Health Care Compact Still Alive in State Senate

May 16, 2011 at 11:26 pm

State Senators still face a vote this week on a “health care compact,” after the Republican sponsoring the measure refused to put it aside for the summer.

Time Runs Out on Health Care Compact Proposal

April 27, 2011 at 4:00 pm

Legislation to let Tennessee and other states take over major parts of government health care programs, has been postponed until next year. Lawmakers say they just ran out of time to pass the Health Care Compact this session.

Health Care Compact Gets Mixed Reviews

April 25, 2011 at 6:02 am

Tennessee lawmakers are battling over whether the state should try to take over running government health care currently in federal hands. Republicans are proposing that Tennessee become part of a group of states in a “health care compact” – that would take over spending the money that currently goes for Medicare.