June 24, 2016

Tennessee 2016 Kids Count Profile

Tennessee’s ranking on overall child well-being slipped from 36 to 38, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2016 KIDS COUNT® Data Book
Tennessee 2016 Kids Count Profile
KIDS COUNT Data Book

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June 21, 2016

TennCare and CHIP Providers – PERM Audit Provider Education Webinars

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April 27, 2016

Announcement

Governor Bill Haslam signs into law a bill solidifying Tennessee-licensed physicians’ ability to prescribe Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) for the treatment of moderate to severe Binge Eating Disorder (B.E.D.) in adults.

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April 19, 2016

2016: Last Chance to Enroll in the TennCare Medicaid EHR Provider Incentive Program

2016 is a big year in the TennCare Medicaid EHR Provider Incentive Program, as it’s the last year in which physicians with at least 30% TennCare Medicaid patient encounters can enroll and begin attesting for the EHR Incentive Payments.

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April 18, 2016

Tennessee Health Link – provider application released

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April 11, 2016

CMS Announces Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+)

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April 1, 2016

Tennessee Department of Health Office of Primary Prevention Seeks Medical Director

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April 1, 2016

2015 State Health Plan Update: Tennessee’s Population Health Improvement Plan

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April 1, 2016

TennCare AutoExempt List

TennCare has announced that smoking cessation medications are now on the Auto Exempt List, which means
these medications are exempt from the monthly limit of five prescriptions or two brands.
Providing greater access to cessation products gives Tennesseans who want to quit more options and support
to do so. The Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians appreciates TennCare’s decision to remove barriers
for people who want to stop using tobacco.

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March 11, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document related to microcephaly surveillance

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