Oct 4 2019
02:22 pm

Statewide, there is one primary care doctor per 1,390 people, according to 2019 County Health Rankings. In Morgan County in East Tennessee, the lowest ranked county in the state, there is one primary care physician for every 21,550 citizens


The problem here is that the

The problem here is that the failure to expand Medicare and Medicaid has forced the closure of rural hospitals so there's no place for the doctors to send patients.

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Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.