Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam To Co-Chair National Task Force

May 22, 2013

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has been named co-chair of a national task force. Governor Haslam, a Republican, and Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, a Democrat, will head the National Governors Association Health Care Sustainability Task Force, which will study ground-breaking Medicaid programs. Haslam is one of several governors making up the task force who are interested in expanding Medicaid by using federal funds to buy private coverage for the uninsured.