Murfreesboro family fights TennCare to keep daughter out of hospital


On their behalf, the Tennessee Justice Center has filed a lawsuit against TennCare asking for an exception to the rule so that she can continue to receive the care she needs while staying with her family.
Feature (Tennessee)

Mariah Timms
Daily News Journal (TN)
February 8, 2018
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Tags: Disability Rights, Medicaid

Organizations mentioned/involved: Tennessee Justice Center


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Until her birthday last October, Roan received that full-time private duty nursing through her TennCare coverage. At 21, however, patients are considered adults under the agency’s policies and the criteria for full-time, in-home skilled nursing care is different.