How to Apply for TennCare CHOICES

Below you will find links to resources that provide information about how to apply for TennCare Choices. You can also find information on how to seek aid from a lawyer, if needed. Some areas of the state have more information than others. You may wish to look at information from other areas in addition to your own.

Statewide Resources

What is TennCare CHOICES?

Find information about TennCare CHOICES program from the state of Tennessee.

How to apply for CHOICES

If you are interested in applying for long-term services and support with TennCare CHOICES, find out how to apply at the link above.

 

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

 This resource from the Tennessee Division of TennCare can help if you have questions about TennCare 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

 

Call the District Long Term Care Ombudsman

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

 

Legal Advice:

TN Free Legal Answers

If you are in Tennessee, the website, Free Legal Answers,  allows you to ask a lawyer for help with a legal issue at no cost.  It is fast and easy, and all you need is a computer. This is a FREE service for people who cannot afford a lawyer. 

How it works: 

  • You will answer a few questions to see if you qualify for their service. If you qualify, you will have the option to create an account.
  • If you are eligible, you can ask their volunteer attorneys a non-criminal legal question.
  • Once your question receives a response, you will get an email. You will need to sign into the website to read your response and ask any additional questions.

Visit https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/ to sign up.

Find Representation:

Statewide Directory

The Statewide Directory provides information regarding Legal Aid Attorneys and other agencies by county in Tennessee.

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

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