On May 24, 2019, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed House Bill (HB) 280 into action. The bill directs the governor to submit a waiver amendment to the existing TennCare II waiver to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) in order to provide medical assistance to the TennCare II waiver population. The enactment of the bill will allow for the use of a block grant to provide medical assistance to the TennCare II waiver population. The bill states that the block grant must convert the federal share of all medical assistance funding for this state into an allotment that is . . .