TENNderCARE Tool Kit

TENNderCARE Tool Kit

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee's TENNderCARE comprehensive Tool Kit is designed to support practitioners' efforts in promoting childhood immunizations and TENNderCARE services.

The Tool Kit contains links to a compilation of resources and educational materials for your office staff and patients.

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1. Immunization Schedule

○ Section XIV- Preventive Care

● Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/index.html

2. Immunization Poster

○ Section I - Introduction (See provider contact numbers for ordering)
http://www.bcbst.com/providers/manuals/

3. Childhood Immunizations Tool Kit

● Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Vaccines and Immunizations
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/

● American Academy of Pediatrics: Immunization Initiatives
http://www.cispimmunize.org/

● Tennessee Caring For Kids Campaign Toolkit
http://www.bcbst.com/providers/preventive-services.shtml

4. Periodicity Schedule for Immunizations and Well-child Checkups

○ Section XIV - Preventive Care
http://www.bcbst.com/providers/manuals/

● Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule (AAP/CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/schedules/child-schedule.htm#printable

● Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care (AAP)
http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/immunizations/Pages/Recommendations-for-Preventive-Pediatric-Care.aspx

5. Preventive Visit Forms

6. EPSDT/TENNderCARE Forms and Manual as reflected on the American Academy of Pediatrics Web site

http://www.tnaap.org/EPSDT/encounterdocforms.htm

http://www.tnaap.org/EPSDT/EPSDTmanual.htm

7. TB Risk Assessment

http://www.cdc.gov/tb/pubs/LTBI/appendixA.htm

http://health.state.tn.us/ceds/tb/guidelines.htm

8 TENNderCARE Billing Guidelines

http://www.bcbst.com/providers/manuals/

○ Section V- Billing & Reimbursement
○ Section XX - TENNderCARE
○ Section XXII - Best Practice Network

 

9. BlueCross BlueShield of    Tennessee’s TENNderCARE    Medical Records Standards

http://www.bcbst.com/providers/manuals/

○ Section XIV - Preventive Care
○ Section XXII - Best Practice Network

10. Pediatric Symptom Checklist

11. Behavioral Health Organization      (BHO) & Doral Dental Contact      Information

http://www.bcbst.com/providers/manuals/
○ Section I - Introduction
○ Section XXII - Best Practice Network
○ Section V - Billing & Reimbursement

http://www.bcbst.com/providers/behavioral_health

12. Recommended Developmental/      Emotional/ Behavioral Screening      Tool

http://www.bcbst.com/providers/manuals/
○ Section XX – TENNderCARE

http://www.tn.gov/tenncare/tenndercare/screeningtools.html.

13. Vision & Hearing Screening       Guidelines

○ Section XX - TENNderCARE
http://www.bcbst.com/providers/manuals/ 

http://www.tn.gov/tenncare/tenndercare/screeningguid.html

14. Lead Screening

○ Section XX - TENNderCARE
http://www.bcbst.com/providers/manuals/

15. Regional Contacts for Additional        TENNderCARE Information

Contact Regional Nurse Liaison at:

Chattanooga                              (423) 535-6458
Jackson                                      (731) 664-4136
Johnson City  & Knoxville       (423) 854-6025
Memphis                                   (901) 544-2140
Nashville                                   (615) 386-8535