Trouble Ahead for Some Tennessee Hospitals

Some Tennessee hospitals may face closure as Gov. Bill Haslam delays a decision on whether to expand the state’s Medicaid program under the federal health care overhaul, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reports. Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey and House Speaker Beth Harwell back Haslam’s decision to continue negotiating with the Obama administration, stating that such things happen in order to operate in a free market.