What you’ll read about: BirdDog sent seven questions to the Tennessee governor hopefuls to illuminate policy stances on a range of health care topics, including outpatient treatment for substance abuse, balance billing, whether Medicaid expansion would be a priority, and whether the state and/or employers have an obligation to help with access to coverage.
Updated at 6 p.m. on 4.19.2018 to reflect additional responses.
Tennessee is fighting a war to improve people’s health — and it’s years away from being won.
What you’ll read about: Health policy experts at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine got inspired to map how Gov. Bill Haslam’s team allocated its proposal to fight opioid abuse and addiction. They want to help people wrap their head around the issue.