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In June 2008, Tennessee passed legislation restructuring LTC service delivery, including the expansion of HCBS services by integrating LTC within a managed care environment and providing consumer direction options. In March 2010, the state implemented the CHOICES program, wherein persons enrolled in TennCare that needed LTC services would receive them through a managed care organization. Review a presentation given at the 2010 HCBS conference and the CHOICES website.
Programs/Initiatives:Cash and Counseling
education; outreach; lessons learned; Public Partnerships, LLC; State Medicaid Agency; Managed Care Organizations; MCOs; Long-Term Care Community Choices Act; Nursing Facility services
TennCare Tenn.gov services
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52788