How Do I Apply For TennCare?

To apply for TennCare you can:

You can apply for TennCare at You can also call 1.800.318.2596.

If you want to apply by mail, you can use this paper application PDF.

Need help applying? There are at least three ways that you can get help:

1. You can go to any DHS office in any of Tennessee's 95 counties. A trained staff person there will help you apply. Over 350 state employees are trained to help you to find the DHS office in your county.

2. You can get help from private groups near you. You can also call 1.866.720.1711.

3. You can call 1.800.318.2596 to apply directly over the phone.

If you have a disability, someone can even come to your house to help you apply for TennCare. Just call your local Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) at 1.866.836.6678.

If you need help getting Long Term Care or you want to apply for the Medicare Savings Program, please click here.

Do you need help with TennCare? If so, please click to open this PDF document.