|Access to Medically Necessary Treatment Under New DEA Rule|
The American Medical Association has created a fact sheet and tools to assist physicians who are trying to ensure patients will continue to have access to medically necessary treatment under the new DEA rules that go into effect on Oct. 6. Click here for more information and links to the AMA resources.
|Federal Judge Approves Class Action Status in TennCare Lawsuit|
From our sister publication, NashvillePost:
The federal lawsuit filed against TennCare by three legal advocacy groups is now a class action, based on an order filed Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 2) by Judge Todd Campbell.
By Emily Kubis
|Pennsylvania Expands Medicaid ... Tennessee Talking About It Again|
In late August, CMS approved Pennsylvania's alternative plan to expand the state Medicaid program ... and after months of silence on the topic, Gov. Bill Haslam once again began talking about Tennessee's options to expand coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
|The Nashville Influence|
Modern Healthcare's annual list of the "100 Most Influential People in Healthcare" is out, and Nashville is well represented. Click here to see who made the list with strong local ties.