Choices in Long-Term Care Program

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This is a Medicaid (TennCare) program that assists disabled and/or elderly persons to remain living at home or within the community. This program allows certain family members, excluding spouses and legal guardians, to be hired and paid as the personal care provider.


Tennessee Division of TennCare: 1-800-342-3145

Caregiver Eligibility: 

Anyone (excluding spouses)

Care Recipient Eligibility: 

-Must be a resident of Tennessee

-Must be 21+ and disabled, OR, 65+

-Must require nursing facility level of care

-Must be Medicaid eligible