Youth on TennCare (Tennessee's Medicaid program)

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Definitions: Number and percent of Tennessee residents below age 21 years enrolled on TennCare. Tenncare is the healthcare system for persons who are Medicaid eligible or lack access to health insurance. Data reflect enrollments as of December of year.

Data Source: Enrollment data were obtained from the Bureau of TennCare, Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration. Population data were complied from data supplied  by the Office of Healthcare Statistics, Division of Policy, Planning and Assessment, Tennessee Department of Health. The KIDS COUNT division of the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth organized data and calculated rates.

Footnotes: State total includes recipients who are Tennessee residents for which their domicile is temporarily located outside of the state.
2017 enrollment rate is based on 2016 population estimates