Haslam on Medicaid Expansion: We’ll Know by Summer

Gov. Bill Haslam said he should know this summer whether the state can strike a deal with the federal government for an alternative plan for offering health coverage to more poor people, the Nashville City Paper reports. Encouraged by ongoing talks with the federal Department of Health and Human Services and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services,, Haslam said the key now is ensuring flexibility in the state’s program.