Tennessee Awaits Governor's Decision on Health System

DeSue, Tedra
November 2004
Bond Buyer;11/17/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32012, p3
Trade Publication
The article presents information about Tennessee governor Phil Bredesen's plan to revamp the state-run TennCare health care program in U.S. The governor wants to replace TennCare with a program that's more in line with a Medicaid program, providing far fewer services and less coverage than TennCare. But Moody's Investors Service reported that Bredesen's plan would have a negative financial impact on the majority of hospitals and health systems within its Tennessee not-for-profit health care portfolio.


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