Wednesday, April 28, 2004

In today's Tennesse political news, Financial Commissioner declares state shouldn't have to pay for lava lamps This regarding TennCare.

TennCare doesn't need to be paying for items such as porch gliders, lava lamps and New Balance athletic shoes, state Finance Commissioner Dave Goetz told lawmakers yesterday — items that have been prescribed for enrollees.
Advocates for TennCare enrollees described Goetz's examples as ''over-the-top.''