Long-Term Services & Supports

Help with LTSS Programs

Beneficiary Support System (BSS)

LTSS stands for long-term services & supports. Are you looking for information or support with CHOICES, Employment and Community First (ECF) CHOICES, or the Katie Beckett Program? Contact BSS today at 1-888-723-8193 or at www.ltsshelptn.org

LTSS Programs in TN

CHOICES

TennCare CHOICES in Long-Term Services and Supports (or CHOICES for short) is for adults (age 21 and older) with a physical disability and seniors (age 65 and older). CHOICES offers services to help a person live in their own home or in the community.

  • Information
  • Apply
    • Have Medicaid:
    • Don't have Medicaid yet:
      • West TN DIDD Regional Intake Office - (866) 372-5709
      • Middle TN DIDD Regional Intake Office - (800) 654-4839
      • East TN DIDD Regional Intake Office - (888) 531-9876

ECF CHOICES

Employment and Community First CHOICES (ECF CHOICES) offers services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Services in the program will help people become employed and live as independently as possible in the community.

  • Information
  • Apply
    • Fill out the self-referral online, OR
    • Call for support:
      • Have Medicaid:
      • Don't have Medicaid yet:
        • West TN DIDD Regional Intake Office - (866) 372-5709
        • Middle TN DIDD Regional Intake Office - (800) 654-4839
        • East TN DIDD Regional Intake Office - (888) 531-9876

Katie Beckett Program

TN’s Katie Beckett program is for children under the age of 18 with disabilities or complex medical needs. This program is for children who are not Medicaid eligible because of their parent’s income or assets. This program has two parts, A and B, and will provide services and/or help pay for medical care that private insurance does not cover.

  • Information
  • Apply 
    • Fill out the self-referral online, OR
    • Call the DIDD office in your region for help completing your self-referral: 
      • West Tennessee Regional Office - (866) 372-5709 
      • Middle Tennessee Regional Office -(800) 654-4839 
      • East Tennessee Regional Office - (888) 531-9876

Helpful Links

Information

Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) is a nonprofit legal services organization that provides free legal advocacy services to protect the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities.

Middle Tennessee (Admin Office)

2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN 37217

Phone: 615-298-1080
Fax: 615-298-2046

East Tennessee

9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 101-B
Knoxville, TN 37923

Phone: 865-670-2944
Fax: 865-470-7028

West Tennessee

1407 Union Avenue, Suite 1015
Memphis, TN 38104

Phone: 901-458-6013
Fax: 901-249-2933