CoverKids provides free, comprehensive health coverage for qualifying children age 18 and younger and pregnant women. It covers preventive health services, doctors visits, hospital visits, vaccinations, well-child visits, developmental screenings and mental health. Children also get vision and dental care.
CoverKids has low co-pays for medical services. Well-child visits and immunizations are free.
There are different application options available to pregnant women OR applicants applying for child (non-pregnant) coverage in CoverKids:
- Apply online by visiting tenncareconnect.tn.gov or over the phone by calling TennCare Connect at 855-259-0701.
- A completed and signed paper application may be faxed to TennCare Connect at 855-315-0669 OR mailed to TennCare Connect at P.O. Box 305240 Nashville, TN 37230-5240. Paper Applications are located below.
- In-person application assistance is available at local health departments throughout the state. To find a list of local health departments visit Local and Regional Health Departments.
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