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TENNderCARE Well-Child Visits

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TENNderCARE is a full program of check ups and health care services for children who have TennCare. These services make sure babies, children, teens and young adults receive the health care they need. Good health begins at birth, so it's important to Check In, Check Up and Check Back.

To find out how to schedule an appointment for your child/children, click on the links below:

Check In

Call your doctor or TennCare health plan today to schedule an appointment. The check ups and other services are done by doctors, dentists and other health professionals.

What does TENNderCARE provide?

  • Free well-child check ups
  • Dental check ups and services
  • Medical treatment
  • Behavioral health services

Where do you take your child to get their check up?

  • Your child's doctor (Primary Care Provider)
  • Your local health department

Do you need help making an appointment?

  • Call your doctor or TennCare health plan

Do you need transportation to your appointment?

  • Call your TennCare health plan

Check Up

Call your child's doctor, TennCare health plan or local health department today to schedule an appointment. The check ups and other services are done by doctors, dentists and other health care professionals.

TENNderCARE Provides

  • Free well-child check ups
  • Dental check ups and services
  • Medical treatment
  • Behavioral health services

What will happen at the check up?

  • Health History
  • Complete Physical Exam
  • Lab Tests (as appropriate)
  • Immunizations
  • Vision/Hearing Screening
  • Developmental/Behavioral Screening (as appropriate)
  • Advice on how to keep your child healthy

Check Back

Check back for:

  • A follow up appointment (if needed)
  • Your next scheduled visit
  • Any new health problem that comes up

What if there is a problem?

TennCare will cover services needed to find or treat medical problems.

To schedule a TENNderCARE visit, call your doctor or PCP. If you don't have a doctor, your local health department can help.