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Tennessee Division of TennCare and Department of Intellectual and Development Disabilities (DIDD)

Tennessee Katie Beckett Overview

 

Tennessee Long Term Services Support (LTSS)

Tennessee's Katie Beckett Program is for children under the age of 18 with disabilities or complex medical needs. These children do not qualify for Medicaid because of their parent's income or assets. The Katie Beckett program provides services or helps pay for care that private insurance does not cover.

 

Participants can

  • Develop a care plan that meets their needs and goals
  • Select services and supports that are unique to their needs
  • Work with your Nurse Care Manager to revise the care plan as their needs change
  • Decide how much they want to pay for services and negotiate with employees based on designated rates
  • Recruit, hire, manage and dismiss employees
  • Monitor their spending whenever they want on the MyAccount web portal
  • Submit invoices using MyAccount
  • Approve or reject employee time entries via Time4Care mobile application

 

Who we serve

  • Children under the age of 18 with disabilities or complex medical needs

 

Services

  • Payroll - PPL processes payroll for the service workers using funds from the participant's allocated budget
  • Employment tax requirements - PPL handles all employment-related tax requirements for participants
  • Monthly budget management - We support participants in managing their allocated budgets
  • Enrollment support - We help you with participant and worker enrollment
  • Customer service - Our professional Customer Service Representatives are available 5 days a week to assist you

 

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