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Terry Jo Bichell
Tennessee State Ambassador

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RAN_Megephone_RGBWould you like to volunteer to assist in hosting a local community awareness event? Do you have an opportunity for Tennessee’s Rare Action Network to attend your event? Contact your State Ambassador today and learn more. Please check back regularly for news of upcoming events and activities in Tennessee.

In order to make meaningful change in the lives of rare disease patients and their families in the state of Tennessee, we need you! Become active with the Rare Action Network by joining and utilizing the resources available on this website to take action and create change.

State Report Card

This Report Card serves as an evaluation of the state progress in implementing policies pertinent to the rare disease community. With it, NORD hopes to provide a road map for the rare disease community of where each state can improve and, ultimately, push forward the discussion on rare disease public policy.

TN State Report Card (2016)
Medical Foods 75%
Prescription Drug Cost Sharing 0%
Medicaid/CHIP Eligibility 60%
Newborn Screening: RUSP Secondary Conditions 94%
Biosimilar Prescriber Communication 100%
Step-Therapy Protection 0%

Scoring for State Policies

90%-100% = A

80%-89% = B

70%-79% = C

60%-69% = D

0%-59% = F

State Information

Julie Mix McPeak, Commissioner

Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI)
Davy Crockett Tower Twelfth Floor
500 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0565


In order to get the issues that affect your life addressed, connect with your state representative by using the tool on our website.

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Online Complaint Submission

Email for Assistance:

State Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program
Vickie Trice, Director of Consumer Insurance Services

Consumer Assistance Program Email:
1-800-342-4029 (inside Tennessee)

Marketplace Structure: Federal

Marketplace Contact:

Enrollment Options
Plan Information
Estimate My Cost

Benefits Offered Under the Marketplace:
Essential Health Benefits
State-Required Benefits

Kaiser State Exchange Profile
State Reforum State Profile


310 Great Circle Rd.
Nashville, TN 37243

Email for Assistance:

Medicaid Website
Eligibility Requirements
Medicaid Appeal Process

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Children’s Health Coverage Resources

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