Orris Speaks With CNN on Tennessee’s Proposed Medicaid Overhaul

Tennessee Seeks To Be First To Turn Medicaid Into Block Grant Program

Manatt Health counsel Allison Orris spoke with CNN on Tennessee’s proposed plan to significantly overhaul its Medicaid program, which would make the state the first in the nation to convert Medicaid to a block grant program. In article, Orris discusses how Tennessee’s proposed Medicaid changes will give the state more control its program, saying “Tennessee has drafted a proposal that gives them a lot of safety valves but still asks for a lot of flexibility to adjust benefits and to make changes without going through CMS.”

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