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Tennessee Leaders want certain Adults to Work to Keep TennCare
Tennessee Leaders want certain Adults to Work to Keep TennCare

The requirement would not apply to pregnant women, elderly, disabled, one primary caregiver per household with a child younger than 6, caregivers for the medically frail, and other exemptions.

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House Republicans Score Major Healthcare Victory To Cut Insurance Costs, Increase Access To Care
House Republicans Score Major Healthcare Victory To Cut Insurance Costs, Increase Access To Care

With the passage of the Affordable Care Act by Democrats in 2010, the health insurance market has been faced with escalating insurance costs and premiums which have hurt Tennesseans.

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State Offers Assistance on Finding Missing Life Insurance Policies
State Offers Assistance on Finding Missing Life Insurance Policies

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) reminds consumers of a life insurance claims return tool that has found $6,808,924 in life insurance benefits for Tennesseans since January.

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Tennessee Announces Approval of New Rates for 2019 Individual Marketplace
Tennessee Announces Approval of New Rates for 2019 Individual Marketplace

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) announces today the approval of insurance rates requested by the five carriers offering coverage on the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) ahead of Open Enrollment for 2019.

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Alexander: Any Health Insurance Compromise for 2018 that Includes Cost-Sharing Payments Must Include Real Flexibility for States
Alexander: Any Health Insurance Compromise for 2018 that Includes Cost-Sharing Payments Must Include Real Flexibility for States

At the third of four Senate health care hearings this month, held to hear testimony from state flexibility experts, Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said that any health insurance compromise for a stability bill including cost-sharing payments must also include real flexibility for states.

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Op ed: Warning to seniors who might be at risk of losing their Medicare assistance
Op ed: Warning to seniors who might be at risk of losing their Medicare assistance

"For the first time in several years, TennCare has begun to review whether a senior is still eligible for these programs. TennCare sends seniors a renewal packet, which has 17 pages of instructions and questions. If seniors do not complete the packet and send it back with any documents needed, they can lose their MSP assistance..."

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 Uninsured Motorists Identified by New Insurance Verification System: Tennessee Department of Revenue Launching System in Early 2017
Uninsured Motorists Identified by New Insurance Verification System: Tennessee Department of Revenue Launching System in Early 2017

The Tennessee Department of Revenue is launching a new insurance verification system in early 2017 to promote compliance with the state's Financial Responsibility Law.

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By law, you must have auto owners insurance by January 1, 2017
By law, you must have auto owners insurance by January 1, 2017

The State of Tennessee is requiring all auto owners to have liability insurance starting January 1, 2017.

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Insurance Marketplace Changes leads to changes at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic
Insurance Marketplace Changes leads to changes at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic

Effective January 1, 2017, Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and SurgiCenter physicians will be part of the Cigna Connect Network.

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Major Hospitals like Vanderbilt to be Cut from Affordable Care Act, according to one congressman in Tennessee
Major Hospitals like Vanderbilt to be Cut from Affordable Care Act, according to one congressman in Tennessee

Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a registered nurse and member of the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, responded to reports that Vanderbilt University would be out of network on all insurance plans available through Tennessee's Obamacare marketplace in 2017.

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Major Increases in Obama Care Insurance Rates in Tennessee
Major Increases in Obama Care Insurance Rates in Tennessee

Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) made the following statement on the premium increases ranging from 44% to 62% made final Tuesday for all three plans on Tennessee's Obamacare exchange...

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UPDATE: Health Insurance Marketplace in America
UPDATE: Health Insurance Marketplace in America

Since Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace began on November 1 2015, about 11.6 million people have signed up for or renewed a health plan (2.7 million through State-based Marketplaces through December 26 and over 8.9 million through HealthCare.gov or CuidadodeSalud.gov through January 23) that meets their needs and fits their budget.

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Showing proof of insurance not required when you register your car in Tennessee
Showing proof of insurance not required when you register your car in Tennessee

Contrary to some recent media reports the James Lee Atwood Law (also known as the Insurance Verification Law) has not yet gone into effect in Tennessee.

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If you can't afford medical insurance, you may have to pay a $2,085 penalty
If you can't afford medical insurance, you may have to pay a $2,085 penalty

If you can afford health insurance coverage in 2016, but don't sign up, you may have to pay a penalty ($695 per adult, $347.50 per child - up to $2,085/family or 2.5% of family income, whichever is higher).

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Affordable Care Act leaving Rutherford County Residents without insurance
Affordable Care Act leaving Rutherford County Residents without insurance

WGNS spoke to a Murfreesboro man who just left his doctor's office after learning that he would soon lose his foot due to a lack of circulation.

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Caught without car insurance? Your car could be towed away!
Caught without car insurance? Your car could be towed away!

A new law that goes into effect on Wednesday (July 1, 2015) means drivers in Tennessee caught without insurance could have their car towed.

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Senate Approves Legislation Sponsored by Senator Ketron Implementing an Online Verification Program for Uninsured Motorists
Senate Approves Legislation Sponsored by Senator Ketron Implementing an Online Verification Program for Uninsured Motorists

There are approximately 40,000 crashes a year that involve uninsured motorists.

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Over 200,000 Tennesseans Enrolled Through Health Insurance Marketplace

Figures recently released show more than 231-thousand Tennesseans have enrolled in the federal health insurance marketplace passed into law at the urging of President Obama.

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Scott Walker taks to Dr. Christopher Dunlap and Jillian Polkow at the St. Louise Clinic about the Affordable Care Act and Insurance
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Kip Diggs from State Farm talks insurance hazards, lightning, burglaries and more
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Many Tennesseans Boating Without Insurance

(NASHVILLE) - Summertime means many people will be hitting the state's waterways in their boats. But a new study by AAA finds many boaters in Tennessee don't have insurance. 

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Tennessee ranks at number 10 in the country water related losses

Tennessee comes in at number ten for water related losses, according to insurance claims...

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Report Claims ObamaCare has More Benefits without Obligations for Seniors
Report Claims ObamaCare has More Benefits without Obligations for Seniors
Report author Jon Bailey, director, rural public policy program, Center for Rural Affairs, said most of the provisions that directly affect seniors have been in place since 2010, and they center around enhanced benefits in terms of preventive care and treatment.
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Congressional Medically Related Bill Approved that will Help Tennessee Children
Congressional Medically Related Bill Approved that will Help Tennessee Children
The senior Republican on the U.S. Senate health committee Thursday announced the committee approved a bill to continue the successful children’s hospital graduate medical education (CHGME) program that supports the training of pediatricians at children’s hospitals in Tennessee and across the country.
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Confusion About Homeowners Insurance
A new report today finds many Americans are confused by homeowner's insurance.  Most people buy home insurance coverage to give them piece of mind.
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