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Am I eligible?

TennCare is the state of Tennessee’s Medicaid program. To get TennCare, you must meet certain income and resource limits. These limits are different for each group of people who qualify.

Have questions or need help? Visit the TennCare website.

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Who's eligible?

You may be eligible if you have limited income and are part of one of the following groups:

  • Children under age 21
  • Women who are pregnant
  • Parents or caretakers of a minor child (The child must live with you and be a close relative.)
  • Women who need treatment for breast or cervical cancer
  • People who get an SSI check (Supplemental Security Income)
  • People who live in a nursing home
  • People who have a disability

You may be eligible if:

  • You need the level of care provided in a nursing home; AND
  • Qualify for Medicaid long-term services and supports


  • You are “at risk” of needing nursing home level of care unless you receive home care; AND
  • You get an SSI (Supplemental Security Income) check

You may be eligible if:

  • You have an intellectual or developmental disability; AND
  • Qualify financially to get TennCare
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Ready to apply? Visit the TennCare Connect online tool. You can apply for TennCare anytime.

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