Where to Find Free Health Care or Low-Cost Health Insurance in Tennessee: Statewide Healthcare Resources

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If you have recently lost your insurance and are wondering how you will be able to afford health care, you may be considering your affordable healthcare options.

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Obamacare is offering some affordable healthcare options, but many people either don’t want to be on the government program for a variety of reasons or are falling through the cracks.

Here are five tips on where you can find free health care or low-cost health insurance in Tennessee without using Obamacare.

Where to Find Free Health Care or Low-Cost Health Insurance in Tennessee: Statewide Healthcare Resources, Seekyt

Health & Dental Resources

  1. TennCare – TennCare is a government-operated medical assistance program for people who are eligible for Medicaid. TennCare is also designed for children who do not have health insurance. The TennCare Hotline is: 1-866-311-4287
  2. Department of Health – The Tennessee Department of Health provides public health programs and health resources for residents of Tennessee including local health departments and various health hotlines.
  3. Health Assist Tennessee – Health Assist Tennessee provides Tennesseans a statewide, toll-free Healthline to help them overcome barriers to health care. Call 1-800-269-4038.
  4. Health Resources & Services Administration – Health Resources & Services Administration helps people find primary care health centers in most cities as well as many rural areas that are federally-funded for people who have no health insurance. Services are provided to patients based upon their ability to pay.
  5. Interfaith Dental Clinic – If you need dental care and are low-income, employed full time in Davidson or Rutherford County, this nondenominational organization may be able to help. Call 615-329-4790.

Where to Find Free Health Care or Low-Cost Health Insurance in Tennessee: Statewide Healthcare Resources, Seekyt

If you don’t want Obamacare or are falling through the cracks of the new healthcare exchanges, these five programs will help you find free healthcare, low-cost health coverage, or other statewide health care resources in Tennessee. However, Obamacare may be causing changes to some of these existing programs so always call before making a trip to any local or government agency listed here.

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Janice is a writer from Chicago, IL. She created the "simple living as told by me" newsletter with more than 12,000 subscribers about Living Better and is a founder of Seekyt.