The Tennessean: TennCare admits more failures with delayed applications

The Tennessean: TennCare admits more failures with delayed applications

By Tom Wilemon

TennCare by its own admission failed to comply with a federal judge’s order to promptly address some of the backlogged Medicaid applications caused by a flawed eligibility system.

The process it set up to rectify the problem came with yet another set of glitches. As a result, Tennesseans who had already waited months to learn if they were eligible for coverage didn’t get their cases addressed within a 45-day requirement set by U.S. District Judge Todd Campbell. Read the full article here. »

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