More Tennessee doctors are saying no to expectant mothers who want to have their baby early. A statewide campaign has reduced early elective deliveries by 75 percent.Read more ›
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The state’s hospitals are playing out the “what if’s” as lawmakers consider whether to expand Medicaid as part of the federal health care overhaul. Their study says 90,000 Tennessee jobs could be lost if the expansion does not occur.Read more ›
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 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 ›
Tennessee hospitals plan to increase a self-imposed fee that’s
designed to cover a larger hole in the TennCare budget. The
board of the Tennessee Hospital Association unanimously approved extending the revenue fee.
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 ›