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Tennessee 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.
More information on eligibility and enrollment can be found on the TennCare website.
This plan is available in all counties.
We obey federal and state civil rights laws. We do not treat people in a different way because of their race, color, birth place, language, age, disability, religion, or sex. Do you think we did not help you or you were treated differently because of your race, color, birth place, language, age, disability, religion, or sex? You can file a complaint by mail, by email, or by phone. Download and print the information (PDF 30.64 KB) or see below:
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
Attn: Appeals and Grievances
P.O. Box 5220
Kingston, NY 12402-5220
Phone: 800-690-1606 TTY: 711
Health Care Finance and Administration
Office of Civil Rights Compliance
310 Great Circle Road, Floor 3W
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
Phone: 855-857-1673 (TRS 711)
You can get a complaint form online at:
You can get a complaint form online at:
Or you can file a complaint online at:
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Office for Civil Rights
200 Independence Ave SW, Rm 509F, HHH Bldg.
Washington, D.C. 20201
Phone: 800-868-1019 (TDD): 800-537-7697
Free classes to help improve your health or address a condition.
Our plan includes classes on diabetes, nutrition and more. You can even get a ride, if needed, to and from the class at no cost to you.
Trouble hearing can affect your everyday life in many ways. Our plan includes services and support to help protect the hearing of members to age 21.
Build a healthy future for you and your baby and earn great rewards with Healthy First Steps. Our program will help you take the right steps to keep you and your baby healthy. Plus you can earn $20 just for signing up.
We will help you:
And after you leave the hospital, you are not alone. We make sure you get follow-up care to continue healing at home.
Your doctor and you need to understand each other. Not speaking English well makes this difficult. We can arrange for a medical interpreter to be at your appointments.
We also have people in member services who speak more than one language. Chances are, we have someone who speaks your language.
Knowing what's wrong and finding it early can make all the difference. Our plan covers:
We’ll help you get the information needed to improve your health or be at your best.
You can receive information in your preferred language. Just ask. We also have people at our member service centers who speak more than one language. Chances are, we have someone who speaks your language.
Prenatal and postpartum care.
Understanding your health care options can be confusing. We can answer your questions simply and completely.
We help you find:
Mental health is as important as physical health. That’s why we have the same coverage for both.
Required care is 100% covered with no copay. This includes:
Members have no copayments for:
Sometimes continued care is needed after leaving the hospital or urgent care. For example, after a serious illness, surgery or injury. In these cases, a nurse will make home visits to:
Medical questions and situations can sometimes come at inconvenient times. When you have questions about your health or your child’s health, you can call a trained nurse 24/7.
Our NurseLine nurses will:
A pregnancy is a journey you'll want to make with the help of friends, family and a pregnancy doctor, or OB-GYN.
All of your recommended prenatal clinical visits and tests are covered.
At these visits, the clinic will:
Well-baby, well- child visits/ Immunizations
You get a primary care physician (PCP) who is your main doctor. Use the Doctor Lookup tool to see if your doctor is in our network.
Your PCP is your main doctor for:
You know the bad health effects of smoking.
You know you need to quit. We support you while you quit with the help of coaches and supplies. The only thing you won't get from us is a lecture.
Routine shots help keep you healthy. So, our plan covers:
Regular eye exams and glasses, if needed, can help you see more clearly.
Members up to age 21 receive:
TennCare CHOICES members get glasses or contacts after cataracts surgery.
Our plan encourages a healthy approach to eating and living. To help our members be their best, we cover:
Well visits with your doctor can help keep you healthy. These visits can help catch health problems early so they can be treated. Preventive services include:
You will not have a copayment for preventive care.
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