Number and percent of population enrolled in TennCare. TennCare is the healthcare system for persons who are Medicaid eligible or lack access to health insurance. Data reflect total enrollments as of December of the year.
Enrollment data were obtained from the Bureau of TennCare, Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration. Population data were derived 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 calculated rates.
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.