Industry Briefs: Tennessee Looks to Increase Home and Community-Based Care Options

Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen (D) has been advocating measures to increase home and community-based care options in TennCare, the state’s version of Medicaid. TennCare has suffered financially for years and has often been cited by governors as evidence of the need to contain Medicaid costs (NAHC Report, 5/5/06). Bredesen has marked 2008 as “the year…