The TennCare program operates as a Medicaid demonstration project under the authority of an 1115 waiver from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). (“1115” refers to the section of the Social Security Act under which the demonstration is authorized.) The terms of the waiver are described in TennCare’s demonstration agreement with CMS.
DIDD Waiver Community Meetings – Providers
Community Meetings with the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and TennCare: A Conversation with Providers about Home and Community Based Services (2013-2014).
These are the rules that govern all Long-Term Services and Supports programs.
MCO Contractor Risk Agreements
These are the Contracts between the three Managed Care Organizations and TENNCARE regarding requirements for operation and administration of the managed care services for physical health services, behavioral health services, and long term services and supports for eligible TennCare enrollees.
This is a service that helps inform individuals with disabilities and their families of the multiple pathways to ensuring individualized integrated employment or self-employment while also helping alleviate fears and repudiate myths or concerns about how employment impacts their benefits.