On September 17, Tennessee posted for 30 days of public comment a proposal to convert TennCare into a block grant. That makes TN the first state in Medicaid’s 50-year history to seek such a radical change in its Medicaid partnership. All comments submitted will be shared with state and federal officials, and any information submitted may be viewable on an official public website. The first comment period (the state comment period) was open from September 17, 2019, through October 18, 2019. Click here to view TAAN’s public comments that were submitted in response to the Medicaid/TennCare Block Grant proposal.