insurance

Press release from the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance; September 21, 2012:  NASHVILLE, TN – In recent months, some property and casualty insurers in Tennessee have filed to expand or shift their roofing policy terms to include actual cash value policies. As a result, the Department of Commerce and Insurance is reaching out to […]

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Press release from the Department of Commerce & Insurance; July 26, 2012: NASHVILLE, TN – This is a reminder that Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak will be conducting outreach meetings across the state to gather input about the health conditions that should be covered under essential health benefit categories. These public meetings are […]

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Press Release from Tennessee Citizen Action, April 20, 2012: Tennessee Citizen Action Asks the Haslam Administration and Their Department of Commerce and Insurance Why They Support a Bill That Will Erode Consumer Protections Nashville, Tenn. (April 20, 2012) — Yesterday, the sponsor of a bill that would further erode consumer protection in Tennessee stated that […]

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Employers are having difficulty attracting workers whose unemployment has not run out, lawmakers believe, and want to require beneficiaries to prove they’re trying to get a job.

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Joining with the 26 other states disputing the 2010 federal health care reform law simply isn’t a productive application of his office’s time or energies, Tennessee’s top government lawyer told a state legislative panel this week. “It did not seem to be a wise use of scarce state resources when we have all these other […]

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A consensus appears to have formed that the current leadership at TennCare has adroitly managed the operation — and the days of upheaval seem to have subsided, for now. But the new governor will find that cost-containment problems have not been solved.

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Key pieces of the Tennessee GOP’s legislative agenda are in limbo as the General Assembly turns its attention to tackling the state budget.

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State of Tennessee Press Release, Feb. 11, 2010: NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen today announced that CoverKids, Tennessee’s program for uninsured children, will reopen enrollment to new members on March 1, 2010. Enrollment in CoverKids was suspended late last year when membership reached the maximum that could be supported by the current budget. Bredesen’s proposed […]

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State of Tennessee Press Release: Dec 03, 2009 NASHVILLE – The AccessTN board of directors today approved a new policy to allow uninsurable children with chronic and acute medical conditions to enroll in the state-administered health insurance plan. The change will take effect immediately. As Tennessee’s high risk health insurance plan, AccessTN has provided comprehensive […]

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