Opponents of expanding TennCare as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act say the country can’t afford to add to the national debt. But hospitals are pushing back, saying the money amounts to just seven-thousandths of one percent of the country’s red ink. The federal government would cover 100 percent of the costs in the first three years. Pinson says the state should take the money and worry about the future later. A state House committee held the first hearings on Medicaid expansion. Two Washington-area think tanks argued against expansion.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.thunder1320.com/?p=22164