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Children's Special Services Health Program

Children’s Special Services is a statewide program offered through the Tennessee Department of Health, which serves children birth to age 21 years, with chronic illnesses or disability needs.

This program provides financial assistance for medical bills, prescriptions, durable medical equipment, etc., and case management services related to a child’s special health care needs.

Children who are uninsured, have TennCare, or private insurance may apply for assistance. Assistance is limited to treatment of chronic medical conditions covered by the program. The program has financial eligibility guidelines that are based on family size and 200% of the Health and Human Services Federal Poverty Guidelines set for each year.

For more information, please call 615-340-5697.