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HB 1280 - Amends State Medicaid Funding - Tennessee Key Vote

Cameron Sexton Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (68-21) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends State Medicaid Funding

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the state's Medicaid funding.



  • Requires the governor to submit a waiver amendment for the existing TennCare II waiver to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or to submit a new waiver, in order to provide medical assistance to the TennCare II waiver population by means of a block grant (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the waiver to be sent no later than 120 days after the effective date of this act (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the block grant to convert the federal share of all medical assistance funding for this state into an allotment that is tailored to meet the needs of the state and that is indexed for inflation and population growth (Sec. 1).

  • Requires this act to take effect upon becoming law (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amends State Medicaid Funding



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