Health Care Access Services

F&CS operates multiple programs that help clients find affordable healthcare and health insurance including: Get Covered Tennessee, which provides outreach and enrollment assistance for the Affordable Care Act across the state of Tennessee (click here to schedule an appointment); Health Assist, which provides referrals to low and no-cost, community-based healthcare resources; Connecting Kids to Coverage, which provides outreach and enrollment assistance for children and expectant mothers in TennCare and CoverKids; and the State Health Insurance Program, which provides education and enrollment assistance to Medicare recipients in southwest Tennessee on available benefits. F&CS also operates a Language Services program that provides interpretive services for medical and social service appointments.

Connecting Kids to Coverage (CKC)

The CKC program provides outreach and enrollment assistance for children and expectant mothers in TennCare (Medicaid) and CoverKids for the State of Tennessee.

Get Covered Tenn

F&CS provides outreach and enrollment assistance for the Affordable Care Act across the state of Tennessee. F&CS health navigators provide free and unbiased assistance to clients wanting to select and apply for an insurance plan through the federal insurance Marketplace.

Health Assist

The Health Assist program provides under and uninsured Tennesseans with information on and referral to low and no-cost, community-based health care resources (including medical, dental, vision, prescription, mental health, and other resources). Specialists also screen all callers for eligibility for publicly funded health insurance programs.

State Health Insurance Program (SHIP)

SHIP provides free and objective outreach, education, and enrollment assistance to Medicare recipients on related benefits and helps seniors select the best Medicare products for their situation. F&CS provide these services in eight Tennessee counties: Haywood, Madison, Hardin, Chester, McNairy, Henderson, Decatur, and Hardeman.

Language Services

F&CS provides fee-based, professional interpreter services in nearly 30 languages and dialects for healthcare and social service providers and their patients and clients. Services are offered in person and via videoconference and telephone. Fees are paid to F&CS by the contracting agency and are free to the client.