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TNHJR1055Engross65 Roses Month for Cystic Fibrosis Awareness, June 2020
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2020-06-04
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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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2020-06-03
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2034IntroAs introduced, removes obsolete language describing a polysomnographic professional standards committee that met annually from 2007-2010 to allow public discussion of new developments in the practice of polysomnography. - Amends TCA Title 63.
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2020-06-03
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB0378IntroAs introduced, removes the requirement that the governor receive authorization by the general assembly prior to making any decision or obligating the state with regard to the expansion of optional enrollment in the medical assistance program. - Amend...
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2020-06-03
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB0055IntroAs introduced, creates the professional art therapist advisory committee of the board of examiners in psychology to regulate the practice of art therapy. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29, Part 2 and Title 63.
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2020-06-03
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2355IntroAs introduced, requires a records custodian to ensure that the public disclosure of any report of the county medical examiner, toxicological report, or autopsy report complies with HIPAA in accordance with guidance developed by the department of heal...
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2020-06-03
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2707IntroAs introduced, authorizes the governor to expand medical assistance pursuant to the Affordable Care Act; authorizes the governor to negotiate with the centers for medicare and medicaid services to determine the terms of the expansion. - Amends TCA Ti...
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2020-06-03
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSJR1241IntroNational Doctors Day, March 30, 2020
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2020-03-18
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TNSB1901IntroAs introduced, increases the period within which a healthcare institution wishing to oppose a certificate of need application must file a written objection with the health services and development agency and serve a copy on the applicant's contact pe...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSJR1089IntroNational Nurses Day, May 6, 2020
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2020-03-12
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TNSJR1088IntroRegistered Dietitian Nutritionist Day
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2020-03-12
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TNSJR1093IntroRespiratory Therapy Week, October 25-31, 2020
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2020-03-12
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TNSJR1094IntroNational Rehabilitation Awareness Week, September 13-19, 2020
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2020-03-12
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TNSJR1090IntroPhysical Therapy Month, October 2020
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2020-03-12
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TNSJR1086IntroHospital Week, May 10-16, 2020
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2020-03-12
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TNSJR1091IntroSpeech Therapy Month, May 2020
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2020-03-12
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TNSJR1087IntroNational Emergency Medical Services Week, May 17-23, 2020
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2020-03-12
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TNSJR1092IntroOccupational Therapy Month, April 2020
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2020-03-12
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TNSB2253IntroAs introduced, creates the Tennessee Child Care Task Force. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29; Title 49 and Title 71.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB1852IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner to report electronically by October 1 each year to the health committee of the senate and the health and welfare committee of the house of representatives on prescription drug costs that have increased by more...
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2020-03-11
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TNSB2048IntroAs introduced, expands the role of the office of inspector general to include an independent, nonpartisan office with the responsibility of ensuring that state officials and state employees meet the highest standards for integrity, efficiency, and ac...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2518IntroAs introduced, requires the department of health and the department of mental health and substance abuse services to explore the possibility of a pilot project for early opioid abuse treatment of selected patients who are receiving opioid therapy at ...
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2020-03-11
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TNSB0637IntroAs introduced, changes, from 10 days to 10 business days, the period within which an applicant for a certificate of need for a nonresidential substitution-based treatment center for opiate addiction must notify the chief executive officer of the coun...
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2020-03-11
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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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2020-03-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2267IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Recovery Program for Pregnant Women and Women with Newborns Act." - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 33; Title 37; Title 49; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB0289IntroAs introduced, increases the number of regular meetings the board of chiropractic examiners must have from one to two meetings a year. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 4.
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2020-03-11
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TNSB0499IntroAs introduced, deletes prohibition on the appointment of persons to the board of dentistry who are employed by or are a member of the governing body of a dental school or related educational institution, or any dental supply business or laboratory. -...
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2020-03-11
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TNSB0343IntroAs introduced, lowers from 18 to 12 months, the time period after the date that a health insurance entity paid a claim submitted by the healthcare provider by which a health insurance entity may recoup reimbursements to the provider, other than in ca...
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2020-03-11
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TNSB2039IntroAs introduced, enacts the Solemn Covenant of the States to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases compact. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 53; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2020-03-11
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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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2020-03-11
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TNSB2170IntroAs introduced, makes certain changes regarding the controlled substance database. - Amends TCA Title 53, Chapter 10, Part 3.
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2020-03-11
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TNSB1894IntroAs introduced, prohibits a board under the division of health related boards from renewing the license of a licensee who has not paid the licensee's renewal fee and is currently incarcerated; clarifies that emergency summary suspension or revocation ...
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2020-03-11
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TNSB1933IntroAs introduced, adds to the Class B misdemeanor offense of misrepresentation of a service animal or support animal any person who knowingly represents fraudulently, as a part of a request to enter a place of public accommodation, amusement, or recreat...
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2020-03-11
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TNSB2789IntroAs introduced, adds to the list of practices exempt from the provisions of the chapter on dentistry the taking of intraoral or extraoral photographic images using technologies that do not emit ionizing radiation. - Amends TCA Section 63-5-109.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2579IntroAs introduced, permits, to the extent allowed by federal law, a healthcare provider to dispense an epinephrine auto-injector to a person without a prescription. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17; Title 49, Chapter 50, Part 16; Title 53; Title 63 and ...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2110IntroAs introduced, makes various changes to the licensing of and prescribing authority for advanced practice registered nurses. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 33; Title 49; Title 53; Title 55; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2020-03-11
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TNSB1952IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Stopping Addiction and Fostering Excellence (SAFE) Act." - Amends TCA Title 6; Title 33; Title 47; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2812IntroAs introduced, requires that a list be available for free on the department of human services' website of the requirements in federal statutes and the standards established by the department for assistance under the Food Stamp Act of 1971 to be grant...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB1730IntroAs introduced, changes from November 30 to November 1 the date by which the department of health must compile, finalize, and make available to the public an electronic compilation of the statistics reported by the hospitals for the fiscal years endin...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2038IntroAs introduced, prohibits a procurement organization from procuring a body, or any part of a body, that a medical examiner is required by law to inspect until the medical examiner inspects the body and provides the procurement organization with writte...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2885IntroAs introduced, requires the department of human services to report to the speakers of the senate and house of representatives by January 31 of each year the aggregate number of administrative orders the department issued during the previous calendar ...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2665IntroAs introduced, requires the department to create a phone app for citizens to search and apply for programs that use TANF funds. - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 4; Title 9; Title 12; Title 13; Title 33; Title 49; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB1743IntroAs introduced, adds acupuncture, chiropractic, occupational therapy, and physical therapy services performed by authorized persons to the list of healthcare services that may be included as covered TennCare medical assistance. - Amends TCA Title 71, ...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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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2020-03-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2551IntroAs introduced, urges department of health to develop a standardized perinatal health curriculum for training community health workers in the provision of education to women of childbearing age that includes information concerning neonatal abstinence ...
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2020-03-09
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2294IntroAs introduced, decreases from 30 days to 10 business days the amount of time the executive director of the board of nursing has, after the election of officers to the board, to certify to the governor the names of the officers elected. - Amends TCA T...
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2020-03-09
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2225IntroAs introduced, permits a substance abuse peer assistance or treatment program to report to a practitioner's licensing board by electronic means the failure of the practitioner participating in the program to maintain compliance with the program's ter...
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2020-03-09
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB0550IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Employment Opportunities for Parents Act." - Amends TCA Title 71, Chapter 5.
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2020-03-09
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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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2020-03-06
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2778IntroAs introduced, increases from five to six years the period of time a person must have been a pharmacist under the law of this state in order to qualify for appointment to the board of pharmacy. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 63, Chapter 10.
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2020-03-06
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