The Tennessee Disability Coalition submitted comments on Tennessee's Medicaid block grant proposal to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid recently.
Our comments on focus on how the proposed block grant will affect vulnerable populations including Tennesseans with disabilities, concerns about prescription drug access under the block grant, failure to provide details on how oversight will work, and future outlooks for Tennesseans with disabilities should the block grant be implemented.
Submit your comments by Dec 27th: https://public.medicaid.gov/connect.ti/public.comments/answerQuestionnaire?qid=1903395
The Tennessee Justice Center has also put together a variety of tools and talking points to assist in submitting comments: https://www.tnjustice.org/medicaid-block-grants-in-tennessee/
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for alternative formats of TDC's comments.