Memphis, TN asked in Health Care Law, Insurance Defense and Social Security for Tennessee

Q: How do I secure Health Insurance for my toddler child who has yet to receive a social security # or birth cert?

- She was a home birth

-I have a notarized affidavit of birth

- I have applied by mail for a social security card over 7 months ago with no response.

- I have gone to the TN hall of records to apply in person but they were unable to help me at the time with out a “well child check up “ letter.

_ I have since taken her to a pediatrician who diagnosed my child with NF1 (Neurofibromatosis ) and she needs further medical attention immediately.

1 Lawyer Answer
James L. Arrasmith
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A: Consultation with a Tennessee attorney or local agency specializing in these matters would be advisable to understand the specific requirements and expedite the process given your child's immediate medical needs.


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