As of January 31, 2013: Governor Bill Haslam (R) has not yet made a decision on accepting federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. With a Republican majority in the General Assembly, there is much work to do!
Ways to Get Involved:
- To help lobby Gov. Haslam and Tennessee legislators, please email Sr. Mary Ellen at firstname.lastname@example.org 
- One page fact-sheet on eligibility, enrollment, and cost: http://www.cbpp.org/files/healthtoolkit2012/Tennessee.pdf 
- This federal funding is good for Tennessee businesses: http://www.tnjustice.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Medicaid-expansion-Will-Help-TN-Businesses-FINAL-branded.pdf 
- Hospitals push for accepting this federal funding: http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jul/02/tennessee-hospitals-pushing-for-medicaid-expansion/