Call CaringStart at 1-888-416-3025, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time. It is a free call.
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The HUGS program is a voluntary support program for parents expecting a child or who have a young child. A trained professional will help you by coming to your home to answer questions about your child’s health and development. They also can help connect to… Refer to: HUGS – Help Us Grow Successfully
Important! Here's how to make sure your baby gets on TennCare:
How do I know if I can get TennCare?
In order to be eligible for TennCare as a new applicant, you must first qualify for TennCare Medicaid.
It is important to do these things before your baby is one month old, because your baby is only covered under your insurance for 30 days.
Tennessee Health Connection to check on the status of the request:
If you don’t already have TennCare, or if you need help with TennCare, the Tennessee Health Connection can help you, call us at 1-855-259-0701. It is a free call.
Call to report a change to your address, name, income or the number of people in your household.
Do you need to contact THC by mail? You can reach them by mail at the following address:
Tennessee Health Connection
KPO BOX 305240
Nashville, TN 37230-5240