Doctor’s lose out to TennCare system

October 11, 2010 8:00AM

A new investigative report by the Tennessee Center for Policy Research’s Chris Butler examines how flaws in the state TennCare system are costing doctors thousands of dollars.

Are doctors in Tennessee so frustrated with the bureaucracy in the state’s TennCare system that they might retire soon? That’s a possibility, according to some medical professionals in the state. Some medical administrators complain that a certain portion of TennCare recipients (or those on the state’s version of Medicaid, which is government-run health insurance for the poor) are abusing the system and costing their businesses thousands of dollars.

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