Kerry Roberts | Nashville Public Radio

Kerry Roberts

Sergio Martínez-Beltrán / WPLN

Republicans in the Tennessee House of Representatives vowed to make free-market reforms in health care this year. The agenda was ambitious — reduce surprise billing, incentivize patients to be more cost conscious and deregulate the hospital industry.

In the end, some legislation stalled out, some was substantially watered down, but patients may still see some change.