TennCare action worries disabled
The Tennessean, January 28, 2008
Thousands of prisoners and out-of-state residents are part of a group of 154,000 TennCare enrollees who can't legally be removed from the program, even though they do not meet eligibility requirements. Officials with TennCare to ask federal court sometime this week to make people in these group go through the same annual eligibility checks that are required of other enrollees. Disability advocates say the move could have dire consequences.