“Randall Gordon runs a CPA firm from home and is used to figuring out complicated problems for his clients, but a letter he just received from the state presents something he doesn’t know how to solve.
‘CoverTN will not be available starting January, 1st 2014,’ he read Friday.
‘In 2006, then-Governor Phil Bredesen signed CoverTennessee into law giving thousands of people not purged off TennCare access to some type of health care. It not only helped small business owners, but also struggling families and children.
‘Fast forward to today the state says the looming Affordable Care Act means the program has to go away because it doesn’t meet new federal guidelines that begin January 1st.