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Tennessee Health Care Safety Net Update, FY 2018

Report on the health care safety net and behavioral health safety net services provided in Tennessee from July 2017 through June 2018. Discusses hospital closures in rural areas, barriers faced by rural people in accessing health services, and the role of community and faith-based organizations in providing safety net services. Features county-level maps showing shortage areas for primary care and various medical specialties as of 2016, statistics on uninsurance rates in Tennessee compared with the rest of the nation, and Federally Qualified Health Center medical encounters and funding in FY 2017 and FY 2018.
Tennessee Department of Health
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Access · Behavioral health workforce · Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Community and faith-based initiatives · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health insurance · Health workforce supply and demand · Mental health · Prenatal care and obstetrics · Primary care · Statistics and data · Substance abuse · Tennessee