About Plateau Pediatrics
Located in Crossville, Tennessee, we are excited about helping serve the health care needs of Cumberland County children. Our three board-certified pediatricians and board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner care for young people from birth until age 21, marriage, or pregnancy. We provide comprehensive medical home services, including:
  • Well-baby and well-child exams
  • Daycare, school, sports, and camp physicals
  • Same-day appointments for sick and injured children
  • Management of chronic childhood illnesses
  • Primary care for children with special needs
  • All required (and some optional) vaccines
  • Nutrition counseling with a registered dietitian
  • Breastfeeding support services
  • Hearing, vision, developmental, and behavioral screening
  • Inpatient care at Cumberland Medical Center for children requiring hospitalization
  • Coordination of tests and services (physical therapy, MRI)
  • Coordination of referral care for children requiring pediatric subspecialists
  • An on-call physician available by phone 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
This October 2013 and again in January 2014, the State of Tennessee is changing some elements of CoverKids. We want you to stay up-to-date with this information if it pertains to your family. What’s changing about CoverKids? Two things are changing: In October 2013, all kids with CoverKids are moving from BlueCross BlueShield’s network S to the TennCare Select network. In January 2014, about 1/3 of kids with CoverKids will be moved to a TennCare plan. So in October, my child with CoverKids will have TennCare? No.   Kids with CoverKids will still have the CoverKids benefit package but the network will change to the TennCare Select network.   (We agree this is a very confusing change.)   Here’s what will change: Your choice of doctors and service providers will be more restricted.   Your doctors will be paid about 30% less for providing the same services as before. Most other things from the patient’s point of view will stay the... View more