Changes to CoverKids Application Process
The process for submitting applications for
CoverKids is changing. Effective December 16, 2015, ALL non-pregnant applicants
should apply for CoverKids by visiting www.healthcare.gov or calling
1-800-318-2596. Only pregnant applicants may continue to apply directly through
the state. Beginning January 1st, four different CoverKids application options
will be available to pregnant women:
application assistance will be available at local health departments (Note: by
early in the year all local health departments will provide such assistance,
but training may not be complete in a small number of the metropolitan health
departments by January 1), or
paper application with a signed cover page* may be mailed to CoverKids at P.O.
Box 305230 Nashville, TN 37230-5230 or,
paper application with a signed cover page* may be faxed to CoverKids at
application may be filed online or by phone through the FFM at
www.healthcare.gov or toll-free at 1-800-318-2596.
* You may find the paper application and
cover page online at http://tn.gov/coverkids/topic/coverkids-application
or by calling 1-866-620-8864.
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