We’d like to share with you a recent fact sheet produced by the Center for Urban Child Policy at The Urban Child Institute. This fact sheet estimates the population from 0 to 8 (and 0 to 3) in
Among the key findings:
- There are currently 259,476 children between 0 and 8 on TennCare in the state of
- Approximately 45,000 of these children reside in
Shelby County(32,000 within the City of ). Memphis
- By a conservative estimate, 21,465 children in the state between 0 and 8 qualify for TennCare but currently lack insurance coverage of any kind.
- 3,700 of these uninsured children reside in
Shelby Countywith 1,120 in the City of Memphis
- 1,550 children 0-3 in
qualify for TennCare but are uninsured. Shelby County
The Center for Urban Child Policy conducts public policy analysis and outreach as part of The Urban Child Institute in
We welcome your questions and comments.