AAFP’s Response to Proposed MACRA RuleRead More
Tennessee 2016 Kids Count ProfileRead More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Tennessee Department of Health Office of Primary Prevention Seeks Medical DirectorRead More
2015 State Health Plan Update: Tennessee’s Population Health Improvement PlanRead More
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.