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States Can Again Weigh in on TennCare Demonstration with Closed Formulary

This blog examines how states and other stakeholders have another chance to weigh in on Tennessee’s 10-year Medicaid funding demonstration which was approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in early January 2021. In April, two legal advocacy organizations sued the federal government to block the demonstration, though the plaintiffs have since agreed to pause the lawsuit on the condition that a new federal comment period be opened.