Amendment 42 Public Comment Tool

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The TennCare Bureau is accepting public comments on amendment 42 outlining the state's proposal to convert federal funding for Medicaid (TennCare) into a "block grant" until Friday, October 18th, 2019. Your comments are public record, can make a significant impact on the final draft, and will be submitted along with the draft to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

Email your comments to: or mail to: Gabe Roberts, Director Division of TennCare at: 310 Great Circle Road, Nashville, TN 37243   

The TennCare Bureau has held three public hearings to accept public comments, and recently added two future hearings:

  • Oct 15th at 1:30pm CT in the University of Memphis UC Ballroom A: 499 University St, Memphis, TN 38152
  • Oct 16th at 2pm ET at the Downtown Branch of the Chattanooga Public Library: 1001 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37402 
  • Amendment 42 Public Comment Tool

Download our tool to help you develop your own comments about the block grant proposal here

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