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This TennCare Director Gordon said last week CMS proposed new limits on Medicaid payments to hospitals before the contract negotiations were finalized. According to Gordon, other states with similar Medicaid funding structures would not under the cap. State officials say the caps could cost Tennessee up to $ 400 million over three years and would significantly reduce funding for the program at a time when the government is planning to enroll more adults more adults . Affect the payment caps would especially not-for-profit hospitals, J. Large amounts of charity, according to the Commercial Appeal. Bredesen said, We are not asking for something different from what other countries are always at the same time, Massachusetts, California and Florida all have huge potential added value we got have saved[ the government] a lot of money, and they are still trying to pull us back even further, and I do not think it fair and reasonable (Locker, Memphis Commercial Appeal.

Officials officials criticize CMS proposal hospital payments Cap; continue TennCare Waiver negotiationsTennessee Governor Phil Bredesen said Wednesday that he would participate personally personally in the negotiations with CMS TennCare and accused the federal government placing unreasonable demands on the state, the Memphis Commercial Appeal reports. TennCare was placed expire 30th But the state has received two extensions for the program 15 while negotiating a waiver with CMS.

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