Navigators help uninsured Tennesseans choose health coverage on the individual marketplace. The federal government plans to cut funding for that program for the second year in a row. The Trump Administration argues the program has been successful, and fewer people need the help. Health insurance advocates say it's too soon to consider navigators obsolete.
On this edition of HealthConnections, what navigators do, and how the cuts might affect Tennessee as open enrollment for 2019 begins. Dr Carole Myers is joined by Walter Davis, an advocate for health coverage and former director of the Tennessee Health Care Campaign.