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Caregiver Compensation - Tennessee

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Tennessee offers one ways to get paid as a family caregiver.


1. Tennessee Choices in Long-Term Care Program: enables elderly and/or disabled adults who require nursing facility level of assistance to receive care at home. Under this program, certain family members can be hired and paid to carry out personal care services.


Program Requirements

    • MUST be a resident of Tennessee
    • MUST be 21+ and disabled, OR, 65+
    • MUST require nursing facility level of care
    • MUST be Medicaid eligible
    • Spouses are NOT eligible 

Contact Number: 1-800-342-3145 (Tennessee Division of TennCare)

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