Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Health and Welfare Committee

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TNHJR0683EngrossCongenital Heart Defects Awareness Week, February 7-14, 2020
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2020-01-22
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TNSB1600IntroAs introduced, requires physicians or other medical professionals working in a hospital who make a diagnosis of, or prescribe for, injuries resulting from the use of a vapor product to report the case to the department; requires the department to ann...
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2020-01-22
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TNHJR0695Engross"Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Awareness Month," May 2020
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2020-01-22
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TNSJR0505IntroRequests Tennessee Board of Pharmacy to study the work environment of pharmacies to determine if rules should be promulgated to promote patient safety.
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2019-04-18
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TNSB1471IntroAs introduced, requires the board of pharmacy to review its rules regarding the board's oversight of facilities that manufacture, warehouse, and distribute medical devices every two years instead of every three years. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; T...
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2019-04-10
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TNSB1111IntroAs introduced, clarifies that a mental health provider who commits professional misconduct is subject to discipline by any state regulatory entity authorized to take disciplinary action against the provider. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 53; Title 56;...
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2019-04-10
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TNSB0767IntroAs introduced, permits a prescriber who is not a patient's obstetrical or gynecological provider to prescribe buprenorphine products to certain patients if the prescriber is a member of the same specialty practice group as the patient's obstetrical o...
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2019-04-10
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TNSB1472IntroAs introduced, deletes expired requirement that the commissioner of health report on the effectiveness of the 12-month demonstration project involving disabled nursing home volunteers to the health committees of the senate and the house of representa...
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2019-04-10
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TNSB1273IntroAs introduced, replaces an obsolete reference to the insurance and banking committee of the house of representatives with a reference to the insurance committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 16; Title ...
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2019-04-10
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TNSB1060IntroAs introduced, specifies that within 10 days of receiving the nonresidential buprenorphine guidelines and standards a health-related board that licenses any practitioner authorized to prescribe buprenorphine must post such guidelines and standards on...
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2019-04-10
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TNSB0572IntroAs introduced, authorizes electronic submission of the annual report on distribution and abuse of controlled substances from the commissioner of health to the health committees of the senate and the house of representatives under the Tennessee Prescr...
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2019-04-10
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TNSB0921IntroAs introduced, requires the board of optometry to notify the chair of the health committee of the house of representatives and the chair of the senate health and welfare committee within 30 days if a member of the board is removed from office. - Amen...
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2019-04-10
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TNSB1062IntroAs introduced, authorizes electronic transmission of the summary of the data concerning high-volume prescribers and any disciplinary action by the department to the health committees of the senate and house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 4, C...
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2019-04-10
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TNSB1156IntroAs introduced, requires Tennessee advisory committee for acupuncture, not later than January 31, 2020, to report to the Tennessee board of medical examiners the number of certificates issued to practice acupuncture in this state in 2019, and a 10-yea...
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2019-04-10
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TNHJR0383EngrossCystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, May 2019
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2019-04-04
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TNSB0282IntroAs introduced, changes from seven to 10 days the number of days prior to a vote on marketing strategies or strategic plans that a hospital subject to the open meetings law must make records related to the strategy available for public inspection. - A...
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2019-04-03
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TNSB0672IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Graduate Physicians Act." - Amends TCA Title 49; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2019-04-02
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TNSB0791IntroAs introduced, clarifies that per-encounter opioid treatment by a healthcare practitioner operates as an exception to the prohibition on treatment of a patient with an opioid more frequently than once every 10 days. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 1.
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2019-04-01
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TNSB0756IntroAs introduced, increases the maximum amount a healthcare provider is allowed to charge for the cost of copying and mailing the first five pages of a patient's medical record from $20.00 to $21.00. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7; Title 33; Title 53; Ti...
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2019-03-27
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TNSB0284IntroAs introduced, increases from 30 to 45 days the time within which a person issued a certificate of registration by the division of health related boards must notify the division of a change of address to receive a duplicate registration certificate. ...
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2019-03-27
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TNSB0757IntroAs introduced, increases the maximum amount a healthcare provider is allowed to charge for the cost of copying and mailing the first five pages of a patient's medical record from $20.00 to $21.00. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7; Title 33; Title 53; Ti...
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2019-03-27
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TNSB1464IntroAs introduced, reduces the time period from 30 to 15 days for an enrollee or applicant for medical assistance to mail documentation of a material change affecting the enrollee or applicant's TennCare application. - Amends TCA Title 68 and Title 71.
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2019-03-27
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TNSB0550IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Employment Opportunities for Parents Act." - Amends TCA Title 71, Chapter 5.
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2019-03-26
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TNSB0418IntroAs introduced, creates a task force to study the development of initiatives to reduce the waste of food in this state. - Amends TCA Title 53 and Title 68.
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2019-03-20
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TNHJR0147Engross"Rare Disease Day," February 28, 2019
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2019-03-18
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TNHJR0148Engross"Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month" in Tennessee, May 2019
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2019-03-18
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TNSB1388IntroAs introduced, changes from October 1 to October 30 of each year the date by which the commissioner must report to the governor and general assembly the projected annual adjustments to the standard of need. - Amends TCA Title 13; Title 66 and Title 7...
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2019-03-08
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TNSB1142IntroAs introduced, authorizes the board of examiners in psychology to submit its annual report to the governor in electronic form. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7; Title 33; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2019-03-06
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TNHJR0207EngrossDown Syndrome Awareness Day
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2019-02-21
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TNSB1390IntroAs introduced, removes from the requirement to obtain a certificate of need the establishment of a satellite emergency department facility by a hospital at a location other than the hospital's main campus; removes cardiac catheterization as a healthc...
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2019-02-20
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TNSB1212IntroAs introduced, increases the maximum civil penalty, from $500 to $1,000 per day, that the agency that administers the certificate of need program may impose on a person who performs, offers to perform, or holds such person out as performing any activ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1208IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of health to report by February 1, 2020, to the senate health and welfare committee and the health committee of the house of representatives concerning the incidence of sudden infant death syndrome and any oth...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0928IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of health to submit a report by not later than January 1, instead of February 1, of each year to the governor and to each house of the general assembly regarding the department's nursing home inspection and en...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0905IntroAs introduced, directs TACIR to conduct a study regarding the inspection, testing, and quarantine of property where fentanyl or its analogues are found in this state and report the findings to the health committees by January 1, 2020. - Amends TCA Ti...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1311IntroAs introduced, requires the department to conduct an exit interview with the administrator of a home care organization after a licensure survey is performed to allow the administrator the opportunity to discuss the department's findings. - Amends TCA...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1350IntroAs introduced, changes from 30 business days to 20 business days after issuance of the notice of assessment the time by which an ambulance provider must pay the assessment to the bureau of TennCare. - Amends TCA Title 71.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0845IntroAs introduced, allows the advisory committee to submit its annual report pertaining to the birth defects registry to the appropriate standing committees of the general assembly in electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1209IntroAs introduced, removes a code provision that created a taskforce to review the regulations of the residential and day provider agencies contracted by the department of intellectual and developmental disabilities, which ceased to exist as of June 30, ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1147IntroAs introduced, requires the department to submit a progress report during the first regular session of each general assembly on the anti-poverty plan created by the department. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7 and Title 71.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0826IntroAs introduced, requires facilities that employ licensed healthcare providers and deliver care to patients to adopt protocols requiring training in the detection and treatment of victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and human trafficking; provid...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1171IntroAs introduced, clarifies the name of an office within the office of the Attorney General; permits a not-for-profit hospital to electronically submit a request for an informal conference with the commissioner of health if the commissioner issues a cer...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1136IntroAs introduced, requires the board of dentistry to establish by rule the required continuing education courses necessary for an inactive licensee to perform pro bono services. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 5.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1279IntroAs introduced, requires verification of United States citizenship or lawful presence for each applicant 18 years of age or older, who applies for prenatal care administered by the department of health and the special supplemental food program for wom...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1295IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner to report to the health committee of the house of representatives and the senate health and welfare committee on the adequacy of resources to assist children and youth impacted by the opioid epidemic and adver...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1081IntroAs introduced, allows the recipient of an organ transplant and referral hospital to examine all genetic records of the donor or prospective donor unless prohibited by any other law. - Amends TCA Title 68.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1204IntroAs introduced, creates an exception to the two-hour biennial continuing education requirement related to controlled substance prescribing for licensed prescribers in medical education program teaching roles who do not examine patients or prescribe co...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1159IntroAs introduced, specifies that the department's birth defects registry advisory committee must report its findings on the adequacy of the registry to the appropriate standing committees of the general assembly by February 1 of each year. - Amends TCA ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0884IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Doctor of Medical Science Act." - Amends TCA Title 63.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0874IntroAs introduced, removes a provision concerning a study conducted by the bureau of TennCare and the health care finance and administration on the means of fair and just implementation of the episodes of care initiatives, the report of which was due by ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1023IntroAs introduced, deletes an obsolete provision for the department of health to make certain recommendations by January 10, 2010. - Amends TCA Title 68 and Title 71.
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2019-02-11
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