How to Apply for TennCare CHOICES

Below you will find links to written information, forms, and also how to ask a lawyer a question and/or how to get a lawyer to represent you. Some areas of the state have more information than others.  You may wish to look at information from other areas as well as your own.

 

National

Ways to Pay for Long Term Care Without Medicaid

http://www.americanbar.org/publications/bifocal/vol_35/issue_1_october2013/funding_ltc.html

 

 

Statewide

What is TennCare CHOICES?

https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/tenncare/documents/CHOICES.pdf

 

How to apply for CHOICES

https://www.tn.gov/tenncare/long-term-services-supports/how-to-apply.html

 

This on-line booklet explains the basics of the TennCare CHOICES program.:Getting CHOICES to pay for Nursing Home Costs – Or, in Your Home

http://las.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/appeal.pdf

 

How does TennCare review your medical need for long term care?

http://www.tn.gov/tenncare/section/long-term-services-supports

 

Do you have questions about the TennCare program?

Call the Tennessee Health Connection at 1-855-259-0701. It’s a free call.

Monday through Saturday 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

By Mail: Tennessee Health Connection By Fax: 1-855-315-0669

P.O. Box 305240

Nashville, TN 37230-5240

 

Do you live in a nursing home, assisted living home or adult care home? You can call theDistrict Long Term Care Ombudsman with your questions about CHOICES or about long term care.

https://www.tn.gov/aging/our-programs/long-term-care-ombudsman/district-long-term-care-ombudsman.html

 

Additional Resources

LEGAL ADVICE:

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/

 

FIND REPRESENTATION:

Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County

http://www.tals.org/search-help

 

Still need assistance? Please speak to a librarian at your local library – they may have additional resources to assist you.

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