There are two (2) kinds of TennCare:
To be eligible for TennCare as a new applicant, you must qualify for TennCare Medicaid.
Need help applying? There are at least three ways that you can get help:
- You can go to any DHS office in any of Tennessee’s 95 counties. A trained staff person there will help you apply. Over 350 state employees are trained to help you. Find the DHS office in your county.
- You can get help from private groups. Find someone near you. You can also call 1-866-475-7879.
- You can call also 1-800-318-2596 to apply directly over the phone.
If you have a disability, someone can even come to your house to help you apply for TennCare. Just call your local Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) at 1-866-836-6678.
If you need help getting Long Term Care or you want to apply the Medicare Savings Program.