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Youth on TennCare (Tennessee's Medicaid program) in Tennessee

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Definition and Source



Number and percent of Tennessee residents below age 21 enrolled on TennCare. Tenncare is the healthcare system for persons who are Medicaid eligible or lack access to health insurance. Data reflect enrollments as of December of each year.

Data Source

Enrollment data were obtained from the Bureau of TennCare, Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration. Population data were complied from data supplied  by the Division of Population Health Assessment, Tennessee Department of Health. The KIDS COUNT division of the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth organized data and calculated rates.


State total includes recipients who are Tennessee residents for which their domicile is temporarily located outside of the state. 

Last Updated

February 2023