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MACRA (Medicare Access and Children’s Health Insurance Program Re-authorization Act) of 2015
Want to learn more about MACRA and the Quality Payment Program? Bookmark the MACRA Ready page for resources on how to get started.
Health Care For Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
The Vanderbilt Kennedy University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and its partners would like to invite you to join us for a series of three live videoconferences focused on providing improved medical care to adults with intellectual and...
TNAFP’s Tar Wars Winner Recognized on the TN State Senate Floor
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 0270 By Hensley A RESOLUTION to recognize Georgia Willow Jones as the first-place winner of the 2017 Tennessee Tar Wars Poster Contest. WHEREAS, protecting, promoting, and improving the health and prosperity of the people of the State of...
Attention TennCare Prescribing Providers
This notice is to advise you of information/changes/updates regarding the TennCare Pharmacy Program. TennCare Pharmacy Update Notice We encourage you to read this notice thoroughly and contact Magellan’s Pharmacy Support Center (866-434-5520) should you have...
Electronic Death Registration for Tennessee
In the coming weeks, the Tennessee Department of Health Office of Vital Records will be implementing a new electronic death registration system. Trainings will be offered in multiple locations across the state, as well as online. If you are interested in participating...
Recent Mumps Outbreak Causes Concern
Mumps Immunizations Needed to Protect Adults and Children NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mumps, the illness many associate with childhood, can infect people of all ages and has been on the rise as some neglect to immunize themselves or their children. The Tennessee Department of...
Reportable Diseases for 2017
Tennessee Department of Health has updated the reportable diseases, reporting guidance, and reporting form for 2017. Letter from Commissioner Dreyzehner 2017 List of Reportable Diseases in Tennessee: For Healthcare Providers (Page 1), For Laboratories (Page 2) 2017...
TennCare Pharmacy Program Updates
Provider Notice for Brand as Generic Removals Effective 12-28-2016 Provider Notice for PDL Changes Effective 1-1-2017
Important MACRA Documents
Executive Summary of the MACRA Final Rule AAFP Advocacy of MACRA Final Rule
Four State Agency Leaders Call For Increased Awareness About Fentanyl
AAFP’s Response to Proposed MACRA Rule
AAFP's Complete Response (107 pages) Summary of AAFP's Response Macra Talking Points
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