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Long-Term Services & Supports

TennCare Long-Term Services & Supports

Leading the Nation in Innovative, Financially Sustainable Long-Term Services & Supports

WHO WE ARE The Long-Term Services & Supports, Division of TennCare, formerly known as the Long-Term Care Division, offers long-term services and supports to individuals enrolled in TennCare.

What is Long-Term Services & Supports? Long-Term Services & Supports (LTSS) are medical and/or personal care and supportive services needed by individuals who have lost some capacity to perform activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, eating, transfers, and toileting, and/or activities that are essential to daily living, such as housework, preparing meals, taking medications, shopping, and managing money.


What's New With Long-Term Services & Supports

Effective December 1st, there is a new process for submitting a Level I Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR).

Ascend, a MAXIMUS Company, is the state's PASRR vendor, and began processing Level I screens on that date. Effective December 1st, providers should no longer utilize TPAES when submitting a PASRR Level I screen. Providers should now utilize Ascend’s web based screening system.  For more information on this process change visit Ascend’s website: https://www.ascendami.com/ami/Providers/YourState/TennesseePASRRUserTools.aspx