TennCare is the state of Tennessee's Medicaid program which provides health insurance coverage for people who qualify for the program. Part of the TennCare program is called TennCare Kids which is a full program of check ups and health care services for children from birth to age 21. You can apply for the program at www.healthcare.gov if you do not have a computer or internet access you can apply at your local Department of Human Services office.
The only way to find out if your family or child is eligible for TennCare is to apply. You can apply for TennCare www.healthcare.gov or by calling 1-800-318-2596. TennCare primarily provides health insurance coverage for low-income children, pregnant women, caretakers of minor children, and individuals who are elderly or have disabilities. More information about eligibility categories can be found at http://www.tn.gov/tenncare/article/categories
How to get started
Use one of these methods to contact this service:
- Apply Online
- Find the location closest to you below, and use their contact information.
All Ages of Children
Full Family Support