Doctor/Primary Care Provider (PCP) Visits

TennCare Kids is a full program of checkups and health care services for children who have TennCare. These services make sure babies, children, teens and young adults receive the health care they need. Good health begins at birth, so it's important to Check In, Check Up and Check Back!

Check In

Call your PCP or TennCare health plan today to schedule an appointment. The checkups and other services are done by doctors, dentists and other health professionals.

What does TennCare Kids provide?

  • Free well-child checkups
  • Dental checkups and services
  • Medical services
  • Behavioral health services
  • Interperiodic screens as needed

Where do you take your child to get a checkup?

  • Your child's PCP
  • Your local health department

Do you need help making an appointment?

  • Call your child’s PCP or TennCare health plan

Do you need transportation to your appointment?

  • Call your TennCare health plan
Check Up

Call your child's doctor, TennCare health plan or local health department today to schedule an appointment. The checkups and other services are done by doctors, dentists and other health care professionals.

TennCare Kids Provides

  • Free well-child checkups
  • Dental checkups and services
  • Medical treatment
  • Behavioral health services

What will happen at the checkup?

  • Health History
  • Complete Physical Exam
  • Lab Tests (as appropriate)
  • Immunizations
  • Vision/Hearing Screening
  • Developmental/Behavioral Screening (as appropriate)
  • Advice on how to keep your child healthy
Check Back

Check back for:

  • A follow-up appointment (if needed)
  • Your next scheduled visit
  • Any new health problem that comes up

What if there is a problem?

TennCare will cover services needed to find or treat medical problems.

To schedule a TennCare Kids visit, call your PCP. If you don't have a PCP, your TennCare health plan or local health department can help.