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Kathleen Sebelius still waiting for Tennessee Medicaid proposal

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has not provided details to the federal government on his alternative proposal for expanding Medicaid coverage to 180,000 uninsured Tennesseans, Kathleen Sebelius said Friday during a visit to Memphis.

"We don't have specifics from the governor's office," the Health and Human Services secretary said during a news conference at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library.

"There are lots of conversations. I've talked to the governor probably three or four times directly. I know that our Medicaid staff is in close communication with the Medicaid staff here at the state. We would love to work with Tennessee around Medicaid expansion.''

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