Aging Commission of the Mid-South - CHOICES - Statewide Waiver Program

Address

160 N Main Street 3rd Floor
Memphis, TN 38103

(901) 222-4111

www.tn.gov/tenncare/CHOICES

AKA:

TennCare CHOICES

Description:

Provides an alternative to nursing home admission for adults who meet financial and medical eligibility for Medicaid Long-Term Care. (CHOICES is the new name for the statewide Medicaid Waiver Program.) Services include case management, homemaker, personal care, minor home modifications, personal emergency response system, home-delivered meals, respite, and more. Residents of Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby and Tipton counties should call Aging Commission of the Mid-South (901-222-4111) for information on eligibility. Residents on TennCare should contact their TennCare health plan (MCO) number on the back of their card to see if they qualify.

Hours:

Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Intake Process:

Residents who already have TennCare should contact their TennCare health plan (MCO) number on the back of their card to see if they qualify. Residents who don't have TennCare call (901) 222-4111 to apply; may also apply online; in Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby and Tipton County should call (901)-222-4111. TN residents outside of these counties should call the tollfree hotline (866) 836-6678, which will route them to their local aging commission agency for information

Program Fees:

Services available vary by individual case; call for information

Eligibility:

Qualifying residents of Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby and Tipton counties. Must be 65 or older or be adults 21 or older with physical disabilities. Must be able to receive services at less than the cost of nursing home care and have a live-in caregiver available 24 hours/day. Income and medical requirements apply.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

September 21, 2021

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

160 N Main Street 3rd Floor
Memphis, TN 38103

Contacts

Terri Clark

Primary Contact

CHOICES Program Manager (Aging Commission of the Mid-South)

(901) 222-4120

tclark@agingcommission.org

Stanley Scott

CHOICES Outreach Coordinator

(901) 222-4124

sscott@agingcommission.org

Vicki L. Green

Information and Assistance Officer

(901) 222-4102

vgreen@agingcommission.org

Phone Numbers

Main

(901) 222-4111

Fax

(901) 222-4198

Memphis CHOICES Program Manager

(901) 222-4120

TN Commission on Aging

(615) 741-2056

Toll Free TN Commission on Aging

(866) 836-6678

Legal Status:

Nonprofit (Incorporated)

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      • Lauderdale County
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          • Tipton County
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