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Tennessee Children's Coverage Data

Medicaid/CHIP Streamlining
Enrollment Simplification
Joint Medicaid/CHIP Application: No
Medicaid CHIP
Face-to-Face Interview Not Required No Yes
Asset Test Not Required Yes Yes
State Data Hub (Allows State To Electronically Confirm Eligibility) Yes Yes
Presumptive Eligibility No No
Express Lane Eligibility No No
Social Security Administration Data Match to Verify Citizenship No Yes
Application Form Can Be Submitted Electronically Yes Yes
12 Months Continuous Coverage for Children No Yes
Administrative Renewal for Children No Yes

The Kaiser Family Foundation, statehealthfacts.org. Data Source: Heberlein, Martha et al. "Getting into Gear for 2014: Findings from a 50-State Survey of Eligibility, Enrollment, Renewal and Cost-Sharing Policies in Medicaid and CHIP, 2012-2013". Based on a national survey conducted by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured with the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, 2013. Available at: http://www.kff.org/medicaid/upload/8401.pdf

CHIP Waiting Periods
CHIP Waiting Period in Months: 3
Income-Related groups exempt from CHIP waiting period: None

SOURCES:
The Kaiser Family Foundation, statehealthfacts.org. Data Source: Heberlein, Martha et al. "Getting into Gear for 2014: Findings from a 50-State Survey of Eligibility, Enrollment, Renewal and Cost-Sharing Policies in Medicaid and CHIP, 2012-2013". Based on a national survey conducted by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured with the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, 2013. Available at: http://www.kff.org/medicaid/upload/8401.pdf

CHIPRA Bonus Payments
2013
CHIPRA Bonus Payments: No
2012
CHIPRA Bonus Payments: No

SOURCES:
US Department of Health and Human Services, "CHIPRA Performance Bonuses." Available at: http://www.insurekidsnow.gov/professionals/eligibility/pb-2013-chart.pdf. Retrieved January 27, 2014.

CHIPRA Outreach Grants

Structured Employment Economic Development Corporation, SEEDCO, will reach out through a diverse range of faith-based and community partners to low- income and non-English speaking communities in four cities — Atlanta, Memphis, Baltimore and New York City

SOURCE:
US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). "Summary of Cycle II CHIPRA Grant Awards," August 18, 2011. Available at: http://www.insurekidsnow.gov/professionals/outreach/get_covered_campaign/CHIPRA-Cycle-II-Grant-Summaries.pdf. Retrieved January 27, 2014.