The TennCare Medicaid managed care program is in the process of transitioning from regional managed care organization (MCO) contracts for physical health, behavioral health, and long-term care to three statewide, integrated, full-risk contracts. Following a competitive procurement process during 2013, TennCare awarded contracts to AmeriGroup, BlueCare Tennessee, and UnitedHealthcare. The contracts were signed December 27, 2013. The three-year contracts are followed by a one-year extension term. The contracts take effect on January 1, 2015, with full statewide implementation by December 31, 2015. Previously, TennCare awarded regional contracts, and selected two companies to operate in each of . . .
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