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Sebelius To Hit Nashville On Obamacare Whistlestop Tour

Sebelius To Hit Nashville On Obamacare Whistlestop Tour

by / on March 26, 2014

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will make a stop in Nashville Thursday. She’s on a last-minute tour ahead of the deadline to enroll for health insurance.

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Rep. Blackburn Subdued During Obamacare Hearings

Rep. Blackburn Subdued During Obamacare Hearings

by / on October 24, 2013

Brentwood Congressman Marsha Blackburn – who has spent countless cable TV interviews railing on Obamacare – remained relatively reserved Thursday.

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Is $119 For Obamacare Insurance A Good Deal In Tennessee?

Is $119 For Obamacare Insurance A Good Deal In Tennessee?

by / on September 25, 2013

Tennessee’s biggest Obamacare critics are trying to squelch any excitement for cheaper-than-expected insurance rates – 16 percent lower than original estimates. And the White House announced this week that the state will have some of the least expensive plans in the country.

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Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Services in Nashville is Middle Tennessee's largest single recipient of grant money to enroll patients into the insurance exchange. The funding is based on how many uninsured patients a clinic treats each year. Credit: MWCHC

Signing Up Tennesseans ‘Suspicious’ Of Insurance Exchange: There’s A Grant For That

by / on August 27, 2013

Clinics around Tennessee are divvying up more than $3 million from the federal government to recruit people into the new health insurance exchange. One priority is signing up those who are young and healthy.

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HCA: Expect Slow Start to Health Insurance Exchanges

by / on March 4, 2013

Nashville-based HCA says its doubtful one of the pivotal parts of the Affordable Care Act will start by a federal deadline. The nation’s largest for profit hospital company has been reluctant to talk about healthcare reform, but brought up state health exchanges at an investors conference in Orlando today.

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Haslam Stiff Arms State Exchange

Haslam Stiff Arms State Exchange

by / on December 10, 2012

Tennessee will not create it’s own health insurance exchange as envisioned under President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Governor Bill Haslam says he really did want to, telling the White House in a letter he “did not come to this decision lightly.”

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Tea Party Rally Puts Haslam in Hot Seat

Tea Party Rally Puts Haslam in Hot Seat

by / on December 5, 2012

Hundreds of Tea Party protesters rallied outside the state capitol Wednesday. One held a sign reading “Haslam-care.” They’re trying to dissuade Tennessee’s governor from setting up a state-based insurance exchange as envisioned in Obamacare.

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Haslam Listening to All Sides on Health Exchange

Haslam Listening to All Sides on Health Exchange

by / on December 3, 2012

Tennessee is one of a dwindling number of states yet to indicate whether it will run a health insurance exchange. Wednesday, Tea party groups have organized a rally outside the state capitol to discourage Governor Bill Haslam from going along with the federal government. He says he’s paying attention.

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