» Subscribe Today!
More of what you want to know.
The Daily News
X

Forgot your password?
Skip Navigation LinksHome >
VOL. 126 | NO. 39 | Friday, February 25, 2011

TennCare Program's 2,500 Slots Filled in 64 Minutes

AP

Print | Front Page | Email this story | Comments ()

NASHVILLE (AP) – The TennCare Standard Spend Down program filled its 2,500 slots for new applicants in just 64 minutes.

Standard Spend Down is available through a waiver to the Medicaid program for a limited number of low-income individuals or those with high, unpaid medical bills.

According to WSMV-TV, TennCare opened its hotline to callers at 6 p.m. on Tuesday and reached its quota by 7:04 p.m.

The 2,500 people who called on Tuesday will be screened. Those who are not already receiving TennCare benefits will be sent an application for the program. The completed forms are due in 30 days.

Information from: WSMV-TV, http://www.wsmv.com/

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Sign-Up For Our Free Email Edition
Get the news first with our daily email


 
Blog News, Training & Events
RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 92 374 12,495
MORTGAGES 109 432 14,525
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 0
BUILDING PERMITS 354 874 26,292
BANKRUPTCIES 53 218 8,378
BUSINESS LICENSES 24 99 4,212
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 40 230 9,191
MARRIAGE LICENSES 11 49 3,055

Weekly Edition

Issues | About

The Memphis News: Business, politics, and the public interest.