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Official Statement on Defeat of Insure Tennessee Resolution

Tennessee Hospital Association President and CEO Craig Becker has made the following statement about today’s Insure Tennessee decision:

“THA and its members are extremely disappointed by the action today of the Senate Health Committee. For more than two years, hospitals in this state have advocated and worked hard to find a way to provide healthcare coverage for the uninsured of Tennessee.

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State of Tennessee Launching Breastfeeding Campaign

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH), Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care (TIPQC) and the THA Tennessee Center for Patient Safety are working together on a breastfeeding public relations campaign, which will be launched with a news release today. The campaign includes print ads in the regional Parents Magazinepublications, posters for providers and social media. Breastfeeding posters will be distributed to all Tennessee birthing hospitals, obstetricians, pediatricians and other entities in an effort to increase the rate and duration of breastfeeding statewide. 

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Statement from Craig Becker on Governor Haslam’s Insure Tennessee Plan

“Today’s announcement from Governor Haslam regarding his Insure Tennessee plan is welcomed news for Tennessee’s hospitals. For the past two years, THA’s number one priority has been securing Medicaid expansion in our state and today marks the beginning of this goal becoming a reality. I applaud the governor’s thoughtful approach to this vitally important issue and am grateful for his hard work with the Department of Health and Human Services in recent months.

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2014 THA Exhibit Prospectus is Now Available

The 2014 THA Exhibit Prospectus for this year's THA Annual Meeting now is available.



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