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Quality Improvement in Long Term Services and Supports is a TennCare initiative to promote the delivery of high quality Long Term Services and Supports for TennCare members. It will improve the quality of Nursing Facility services as well as Home and Community Based Services. TennCare intends to create a new payment system (aligning payment with quality) for Nursing Facilities and certain Home and Community Based Services based on performance on those measures. Read more
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Bureau of TennCare has earned the Commitment Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee recognition program administered by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE). TNCPE is the only state-wide quality program and is patterned on the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, the national standard for recognizing organizational excellence. TennCare will accept the award at the 21st annual Excellence in Tennessee Awards Banquet on February 19, 2014. ...more
Nashville, Tenn. – The Bureau of TennCare awarded managed care contracts to AmeriGroup, BlueCare Tennessee and UnitedHealthcare. The apparent winners of the three-year contracts with possible one-year extensions were announced on December 16, 2013. Following a 10-day inspection period the contracts were officially awarded and signed on December 27, 2013, beginning a one-year transition period. ...more
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Overall enrollee satisfaction with the TennCare program is at its highest level, according to a UT report released today. Ninety-five percent of TennCare recipients surveyed expressed satisfaction with the care they received, the highest level since the program’s inception. More information about the study and the full report can be viewed here.
TennCare is the State of Tennessee's Medicaid program that provides health care for 1.2 million Tennesseans and operates with an annual budget of approximately 9 billion dollars. For further details about the program, you can view a TennCare 101 Presentation or continue reading the TennCare overview here.
As a participating member of the Governor’s Children’s Cabinet, the Division of Health Care Finance and Administration is proud to support the launch of www.kidcentraltn.com
This new website provides information on health, education, development and support to Tennessee families, as well as a searchable State Services Directory. Families will also be able to create their own private profiles on the kidcentral tn site, which will allow them to receive information that matters to the specific needs of their families.
In alignment with the TENNderCARE program, kidcentral tn reinforces the department’s goal to promote good health in children from birth until age 21.
Visit www.kidcentraltn.com to explore the site and share it with the Tennessee families you serve every day.