Governor Bill Haslam's budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 reflects $300 million in revenue growth, $500 million in cost increases and $200 million in reductions. The governor’s budget proposal includes nearly $170 million for K-12 education, including 100 million dollars for increasing teacher salaries. Also: View the Power Point presentation explaining the budget proposal.
What's Your Wellness Goal for 2015?
You don’t have to be in the Partnership PPO to take advantage of the tools, information and support you need to take charge of your health and feel your best. The ParTNers for Health Wellness Program is FREE to all State Group Insurance Program members and eligible spouses and dependents. Everybody — including you — can take steps to improve their health. Even small steps can add up to make a big difference!
Take the First Step of Your Partnership Promise
The Partnership PPO rewards members with lower costs because they have agreed to take steps to maintain or improve their health. Step one in the Partnership Promise is to complete your Well-Being Assessment by March 15, 2015. Visit www.partnersforhealthtn.gov then click on “My Wellness Login” to sign in or create a new account.
Finance and Administration
February 13 - January Revenues
February 10 - 2015-16 Budget Proposal
January 28 - State Data Mapping Project Launched for Plateau Area
March 4 - Madison Co. Couple Charged with TennCare Fraud
March 3 - Hamblen Co. Woman Charged with TennCare Drug Fraud
March 2 - Dyer, Davidson Co. Women Charged with TennCare Fraud
Larry B. Martin became commissioner at F&A on August 13, 2013.
Martin had been the interim commissioner since June 1 after former commissioner Mark Emkes´ retirement.
"I want to thank Larry for continuing to serve Tennesseans as the F&A commissioner, " Haslam said. "Putting together the budget is one of the most important things we do, and Larry´s skills and experience with complex systems and organizations is unmatched."
Last year, he joined the governor´s staff as a special assistant to the governor, working alongside Human Resources Commissioner Rebecca Hunter to oversee the implementation of Haslam´s civil service reform, the Tennessee Excellence, Accountability and Management (TEAM) Act; and reviewing state employee compensation.
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