Posts Tagged ‘tenncare reform’

An Idea a Day: A Roadmap to Freedom

An Idea a Day: A Roadmap to Freedom
Every other year, the Beacon Center publishes “An Idea a Day” for each remaining legislative day of the current General Assembly. This year’s publication offers a roadmap to freedom, providing 57 ideas for the second session of the 108th General Assembly. Click here to download the...
December 3rd, 2013 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Tennessee rejects Medicaid expansion…for now

The Heartland Institute notes Gov. Bill Haslam’s decision to thus far reject a Medicaid expansion. The article quotes Beacon director of policy Trey Moore, who explains how this rejection does not mean Tennessee taxpayers will lose money to other states. “The notion that money will go to other...
April 22nd, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

Gov. Haslam rejects Medicaid expansion

NASHVILLE – Gov. Bill Haslam announced today that he would not currently seek Tennessee’s participation in a Medicaid expansion as envisioned by President Obama’s signature healthcare law. Instead, Haslam will focus on reforming the entitlement program known in the state as TennCare. The Beacon...
March 27th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

Expanding TennCare would hurt patients, taxpayers

Beacon Director of Policy Trey Moore warns against the consequences – both fiscal and moral – of expanding Medicaid in Tennessee. This article originally appeared in Sunday’s Knoxville News Sentinel. by Trey Moore Gov. Bill Haslam recently announced he would decide this month whether...
March 17th, 2013 | Commentary | Read More

A Cure for What Ails Us

A Cure for What Ails Us
NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee today released a policy report outlining several state-led solutions to our nation’s healthcare woes. Over the next few months, Tennessee officials will have to make vital determinations about the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...
October 17th, 2012 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Beacon issues statement on healthcare ruling

The Beacon Center of Tennessee, the state’s free market think tank and advocate for patient-centered healthcare reform, issued the following statement in light of the Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act decision: We are deeply disappointed that the Supreme Court chose to uphold President Obama’s...
June 28th, 2012 | Recent News | Read More

Beacon’s recap of Supreme Court arguments

Following three days of oral arguments on the Obamacare law before the Supreme Court, the Knoxville News Sentinel sits down with Beacon CEO Justin Owen to get his take. Read the entire article, titled “Opponents, proponents see reason for hope following court arguments,” at this link. Later...
March 29th, 2012 | Recent News | Read More

An Unfair Exchange: Why Tennessee Should Not Implement Obamacare

An Unfair Exchange: Why Tennessee Should Not Implement Obamacare
Amidst discussions in the state legislature about the implications of setting up a state healthcare exchange under the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act, the Beacon Center has published a policy insight outlining the myths vs. facts of a state-run exchange. Download the one-page insight at: http://www.beacontn.org/wp-content/uploads/An-Unfair-Exchange.pdf.
February 2nd, 2012 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Costs of health reform becoming more apparent

Tennessee Center for Policy Research’s Justin Owen co-authors an article with the Cato Institute’s Michael Tanner reflecting on the one year anniversary of the federal healthcare reform law. The article originally appeared in today’s Knoxville News Sentinel. by Michael Tanner &...
March 31st, 2011 | Commentary | Read More

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