TennCare Seeks Public Comments on Block Grant Proposal

The Tennessee Division of TennCare is seeking feedback on Amendment 42, regarding its Block Grant Proposal, prior to its submission to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Members of the public are invited to offer comments regarding Amendment 42 until Oct. 18, 2019. You can view more information, including the proposal using this link. Comments can be submitted by email or by mail to:

Gabe Roberts, Director
Division of TennCare
310 Great Circle Road
Nashville, TN 37243

Individuals who prefer to make their comments in person may attend one of the following public hearings:

East Tennessee
When: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2:30 p.m., EDT
Where: Burlington Branch of the Knox County Library, Community Meeting Room, 4614 Asheville Highway, Knoxville
West Tennessee
When: Thursday, Oct. 3, 2:30 p.m., CDT
Where: Jackson-Madison County Library, Program Center, 433 East Lafayette Street, Jackson
Additional Public Hearings
TennCare is in the process of scheduling two additional hearings on Amendment 42, to take place in Chattanooga and in Memphis. Details of these hearings will be announced when finalized.
Individuals with disabilities or individuals with limited English proficiency who wish to participate in one of the hearings and who may require language or communication assistance to do so should contact Talley Olson of TennCare’s Office of Civil Rights Compliance by phone at 855-857-1673, or by email prior to the date of the hearing.


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