How do you fill out a Tennessee TennCare application?


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Individuals fill out Tennessee TennCare applications through the national health insurance marketplace HealthCare.gov online, by phone or by mail, reports HealthCare.gov. Those who need trained staff to help with their applications can visit their county Department of Human Services office, states TennCare.

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Those applying to TennCare online should go to the HealthCare.gov main page, click on Get Coverage in the toolbar at the top of the page, select Tennessee in the drop down menu, and click the green Get Coverage rectangle, according to Healthcare.gov. A calculator first assesses your eligibility, and then you are able to create an account and fill out an application. Alternatively, applicants can have a phone representative help fill out an application by calling the number listed on the Healthcare.gov website. Consumers are also able to download a paper application and instructions from the Healthcare.gov website, fill it out and mail it in.

For assistance with filling out the forms, find a listing of county Department of Human Services offices with phone numbers, addresses and directions on the Tn.gov website, reports TennCare. Those with disabilities who need someone to come to their home and help with an application should contact the local Area Agency on Aging and Disability.

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