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BlueCare Tennessee Population Health Services/Programs
Program Details
BlueCareFitness and BlueCareFitness Plus

A roadmap to weight loss success!

BlueCareFitness is for members who want to:

  • Lose weight and keep it off
  • Develop healthy eating habits
  • Increase physical activity

BlueCareFitness Plus is for members who:

  • Have more weight to lose
  • Are actively following a weight loss plan
  • Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of more than 30*
  • Weigh less than 500 pounds*
  • Are able to stand for at least 5 seconds*

See the Brochure.
See our Guide to Healthy Weight Loss.

CaringStart Maternity Program

Upon identification of pregnancy, all members receive a prenatal packet containing information such as the following:

  • Encouragement to access Text4Baby
  • Access number to maternity nurse/social worker if member wishes to engage in monthly maternity management
  • Education on the following: Preterm labor, breast feeding, secondhand smoke and safe sleep

For Mothers-to-be, see: Taking care of you and your baby


See our page CaringStart Maternity for more information.


Providers will use the Maternity Care Management Notification form to refer high risk maternity members to the CaringStart program.

Smoking Cessation

Learn about the Tennessee’s Tobacco QuitLine and take control of your life!

Information is provided about benefits for medicines that will help you stop smoking.

See our page on Smoking Cessation for more information.

24/7 Nurseline and Chronic Condition Support

Answers to your medical questions are just a phone call away. Our free Nurseline* gives you 24/7/365 access to nurses who can answer your questions. Nurses can provide:

  • Immediate symptom assessment and direction to the appropriate level of care
  • Answers to any health-related questions or concerns
  • Decision support
Call Nurseline at 1-800-262-2873.

See our Nurseline page for more information.

*24/7 Nurseline offers health advice and support provided by Carewise Health, Inc., an independent company that does not provide BlueCross BlueShield branded products and services.

TennCare Kids

TennCare Kids is a program for BlueCare and TennCareSelect members under age 21. The program provides free EPSDT (Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment) regular medical, mental and dental checkups that help prevent illness.

Well-child checkups help to:

  • Prevent Illness. Regular checkups and proper immunizations help youngsters stay healthy.
  • Find Problems Early. Your child may look healthy. But your child could still have a health problem. Regular checkups help find problems early before they become serious.

Refer to our TennCare Kids/EPSDT page for more information.