Tennessee Justice Center

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Name: Tennessee Justice Center
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bone McAllester Norton adds Attorney and Former Assistant Commissioner for International Affairs and Former White House Fellow

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC announced today that Samar S. Ali has joined the firm. An international lawyer and former White House Fellow, Ms. Ali also served as Assistant Commissioner for International Affairs in Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam's admi ... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Punishing Those Who Can Least Afford It

State’s foot-dragging on TennCare coverage is shamefulI’m amazed that healthcare is one issue that our country can’t agree on. No matter who proposes a new plan, what it’s called, or how many times it’s revised, there’s always someone left unsatisfied. ... [Published The Pulse - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

New disturbance at Tennessee detention center spotlights how teens are treated

Three days ago, 32 teens broke out of a Tennessee juvenile detention center. There was another disturbance Thursday. Juvenile-justice reform advocates say the way teens are managed in confinement needs to improve. Teenagers are escorted to an awaiting ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Tennessee Facing Litigation Over Medicaid Practices

Delays in TennCare Determinations at Heart of LawsuitTennessee became one of the first states in the nation to face litigation over its Medicaid practices in the post-reform era when three advocacy groups filed suit on behalf of clients they say have ... [Published Nashville Medical News - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

TennCare Responds to Criticism, Lawsuit & Looks to the Future

Between a much-publicized letter of reprimand from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in June and a lawsuit filed in July, the Bureau of TennCare has been on the receiving end of criticism from a number of parties across the state and further ... [Published Nashville Medical News - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 6 reports

Judge orders Tenncare hearings

A federal judge has ordered the state of Tennessee to give hearings to residents whose Medicaid applications have been delayed longer than what is considered reasonable.The preliminary injunction was sought by the SPLC, the Tennessee Justice Center and ... [Published WREG - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Plaintiffs await class-action decision in TennCare suit

Chris Coleman with the Tennessee Justice Center, second from left, talks with the news media outside the Estes Kefauver Federal Building in Nashville after a hearing Friday. Plaintiffs Derek Simpson, right, and Terri Lynn Casola look on. (Photo: Jae S. ... [Published Tennessean - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Judge hears arguments in TennCare case Friday

A judge will hear arguments today about whether to grant class-action status to a lawsuit contending that Tennessee is violating federal laws and causing barriers for people applying for Medicaid. (Photo:/Fuse/File)Lawyers for TennCare say a federal lawsuit ... [Published Tennessean - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers question TennCare director about system delays

TennCare’s director acknowledged Tuesday that contractors have not finished even the first of four testing phases required to launch a new computer system that was supposed to begin handling Medicaid enrollment last October.The unfinished system is behind ... [Published North Georgia Times Free Press - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Training rural ambassadors to help expand Medicaid

Last Saturday, I attended the Rural Ambassador Meeting to support Medicaid Expansion presented by the coalition with which I have been working. I missed the Friday evening session to avoid driving alone at night, but Saturday was a revelation.Among the ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Tennessee blames feds for TennCare delays

Accused of creating monthslong delays for thousands of Tennesseans trying to apply for Medicaid, TennCare officials named in a federal lawsuit said Thursday that another name needs to be topping the lawsuit: The federal government.In a memo filed Thursday ... [Published North Georgia Times Free Press - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

TennCare call center has no answers

After only a few steps, Pam Buntin, left, has to take a break before she gets to the car. Buntin, who is dying of lupus and scleroderma, gets help getting to a doctor’s appointment from her mother, Judy Stanphill, right. (Photo:John Partipilo / The T ... [Published Tennessean - Aug 14 2014]

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"We are delighted to welcome Samar Ali to our firm" said Charles W Bone, founder and chairman of Bone McAllester Norton
...to ensure that applications are adjudicated reasonably promptly and that hearings on delayed adjudications are held reasonably promptly," he wrote. "Despite the state's argument to the contrary, this principal is longstanding and was not altered by the Affordable Care Act."
"It is clear that irreparable harm has occurred and will continue to occur without the issuance of injunctive relief," Campbell said in the order. "The plaintiff class members are economically impoverished and, without TennCare benefits, have forgone or are forgoing vital medical treatments, services and prescriptions. These injuries cannot be made whole by a retroactive award of money after the litigation process is complete."
...up into July that I wasn't active in the computer, that they couldn't find my application and the marketplace never sent it to them," Buntin said. "Finally, I got marketplace and TennCare on a three-way. Then the next day, somebody from TennCare said, 'We found your application. We are just now getting ready to process it.' "

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Bone McAllester Norton adds Attorney and Former... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Sep 16 2014]
Punishing Those Who Can Least Afford It [Published The Pulse - Sep 11 2014]
Tennessee Facing Litigation Over Medicaid Pract... [Published Nashville Medical News - Sep 05 2014]
TennCare Responds to Criticism, Lawsuit & Looks... [Published Nashville Medical News - Sep 05 2014]
Class Certified in Case Decrying TennCare Delays [Published Courthouse News Service - Sep 04 2014]
New disturbance at Tennessee detention center s... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 04 2014]
Judge orders Tenncare hearings [Published WREG - Sep 03 2014]
Obamacare delays shot down by judge [Published MSNBC - Sep 03 2014]
Federal judge rules against TennCare [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 03 2014]
Judge OKs class-action status for TennCare suit [Published Business First of Buffalo - Sep 03 2014]
State's court dependency will cost us again wit... [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Sep 03 2014]
Judge rules against TennCare [Published Tennessean - Sep 03 2014]
Federal judge rules against TennCare, permits c... [Published North Georgia Times Free Press - Sep 02 2014]
Plaintiffs await class-action decision in TennC... [Published Tennessean - Aug 30 2014]
Judge hears arguments in TennCare case Friday [Published Tennessean - Aug 29 2014]
Lawmakers question TennCare director about syst... [Published North Georgia Times Free Press - Aug 26 2014]
Training rural ambassadors to help expand Medicaid [Published Examiner.com - Aug 26 2014]
Tennessee blames feds for TennCare delays [Published North Georgia Times Free Press - Aug 15 2014]
TennCare call center has no answers [Published Tennessean - Aug 14 2014]
Federal hearing looms for TennCare lawsuit [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Aug 13 2014]
Nashville People in Business: Feb. 23 [Published Tennessean - Feb 23 2014]
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