How Do I Apply for TennCare?
Introducing TennCare Connect! TennCare Connect is a self-service portal that allows applicants and members to create an account, apply for benefits, check your status, report changes, read letters, and more! Go to tenncareconnect.tn.gov or call 855-259-0701 to get started today! Or, you can download the paper application and additional family member pages.
If you have TennCare, you can call your TennCare health plan (MCO). The number is on your TennCare card.
If you have an intellectual disability or are helping someone with an intellectual disability apply for long term care, call the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) for free at 1-800-535-9725.
If you don't have TennCare, contact your local Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) for free at 1-866-836-6678. Even if you don't qualify for Medicaid, they can tell you about other programs that may help. If you have a disability, they will even come to your house to help you apply for TennCare. You can also call us at 1-855-259-0701 for help over the phone.