Bills Pending Tennessee Senate Health and Welfare Committee

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TNSB1730Intro

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As introduced, extends the Tennessee emergency medical services board to June 30, 2027. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29 and Title 68, Chapter 140, Part 3.
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2022-04-05
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TNHJR0740Engross

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Designates the week of February 28, 2022, as "Tennessee Music Therapy Week."
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2022-04-05
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TNSB2621Intro

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As introduced, authorizes physicians, physician assistants, and advanced practice registered nurses to prescribe and pharmacists to dispense ivermectin via standing order. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 14; Title 53; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2022-04-05
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TNSR0153Intro

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Black Maternal Health Week
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2022-03-31
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TNSJR1479Intro

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International Maternal Health and Rights Day, April 11, 2022
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2022-03-31
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TNSB2387Intro

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As introduced, requires the bureau to implement an electronic system that permits nursing facility providers to track the status of medicare crossover claims; establishes a process for a nursing facility to appeal the denial of such claim. - Amends T...
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2022-03-23
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TNSB2360Intro

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As introduced, enacts the "Parent Bill of Rights Act," which requires LEAs to permit parents to have access to certain information, including the names of instructors, titles available in the school library, teacher manuals, and curriculum; requires ...
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2022-03-23
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TNSB1930Intro

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As introduced, establishes a grant program within the department to provide health care, child care support, workforce transition skills, and other benefits to new mothers. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 37; Title 50; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2022-03-23
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TNSB2577Intro

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As introduced, authorizes an individual without the educational equivalent of two years of accredited college coursework or NBC-HIS certification to apply for a hearing instrument specialist license if the individual has 10 years of experience workin...
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2022-03-23
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TNSB2185Intro

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As introduced, enacts the "Patient Right to an Advocate Act." - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 14; Title 29; Title 33; Title 34; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2022-03-23
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TNSB2137Intro

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As introduced, authorizes advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants who hold certain certifications and are working under the supervision of a licensed physician to complete a certificate of need for emergency diagnosis, evaluation...
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2022-03-23
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TNSB2775Intro

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As introduced, authorizes the board of physician assistants to notify by electronic communication the board of medical examiners, board of osteopathic examination, or board of podiatry of a disciplinary action issued against a licensee; authorizes th...
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2022-03-23
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TNSB2620Intro

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As introduced, requires the department to display I-MASK+ COVID-19 treatment protocol information developed by the Front Line COVID-19 Critical Care Alliance on the department's website in the same location where other COVID-19 health information is ...
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2022-03-23
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TNSB2630Intro

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As introduced, enacts the "Tennessee Pharmacy Act." - Amends TCA Title 14; Title 53; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2022-03-23
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TNSB1856Intro

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As introduced, authorizes hunters to donate meat from wild hogs and other non-indigenous animals to nonprofit organizations that operate food pantries and soup kitchens, under certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 53 and Title 70.
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2022-03-23
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TNSB2488Intro

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As introduced, reduces the time by which the comptroller of the treasury must determine whether certain contracts or agreements by a medical school authority substantially comply with the guidelines, rules, and regulations of the state funding board ...
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2022-03-16
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TNSJR1208Intro

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Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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2022-03-14
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TNSB1443Intro

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As introduced, subject to appropriation, establishes the base amount of $500 as cash assistance to be awarded to recipients who qualify for childcare assistance from programs administered by the department; prohibits spending restrictions on the incr...
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2022-03-10
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TNHJR0897Engross

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Disability Advocacy Day in Tennessee, March 11, 2022
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2022-03-10
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TNSB2600Intro

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As introduced, specifies that the statewide planning and policy council for the department of mental health must submit its annual report to the governor and the general assembly by September 15. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 8; Title 16; Titl...
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2022-03-10
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TNSB2276Intro

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As introduced, changes the date by which TennCare must annually submit a report on quality and outcomes in perinatal care from March 1 to March 30. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 29; Title 33; Title 34; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2022-03-10
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TNSB2126Intro

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As introduced, clarifies that the department of finance and administration must convene its annual meeting on transportation service for persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and serious emotional disturbance by September 15. - Ame...
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2022-03-10
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TNSB2604Intro

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As introduced, moves, from February 1 to March 15, the date by which the commissioner must report to the governor and to each house of the general assembly regarding the department's nursing home inspection and enforcement activities during the previ...
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2022-03-10
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TNHJR0733Engross

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Recognizes that persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities deserve to be treated with dignity and respect and that certain terms and phrases that may cause harm to such persons need to be removed from common usage.
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2022-03-10
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TNSB2569Intro

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As introduced, authorizes a graduate nurse to engage in the practice of practical nursing without a license for a limited period of time if certain conditions are met. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 7.
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2022-03-10
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TNSB2867Intro

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As introduced, directs the Tennessee advisory commission on intergovernmental relations to perform a study of current programs in this state related to services provided to homeless persons for shelter, mental health, and safety, and to prepare a rep...
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2022-03-10
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TNSB2895Intro

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As introduced, increases, from three consecutive meetings to four consecutive meetings, the number of meetings a member of the council of certified professional midwifery may miss without excuse before being removed and replaced with a new member app...
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2022-03-09
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TNSB2811Intro

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As introduced, defines a "mobile food unit" for the purposes of the Tennessee Food Safety Act; establishes certain state standards for mobile food units; prohibits local authorities from regulating mobile food units in certain manners. - Amends TCA T...
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2022-03-09
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TNSB2492Intro

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As introduced, extends, from 14 days to 15 days, the period of time within which a private business, governmental entity, school, or employer must notify the comptroller if the conditions or justifications no longer exist for the comptroller granting...
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2022-03-09
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TNSB2500Intro

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As introduced, requires the department to establish a behavioral health jail diversion grant program and a community crisis response grant program for the purpose of supporting community response and jail diversion programs related to mental and beha...
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2022-03-09
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TNSB2696Intro

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As introduced, enacts the “Youth Health Protection Act.” - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 9; Title 14; Title 33; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2022-03-09
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TNSB2618Intro

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As introduced, requires the department of mental health and substance abuse services to use federal funds received for the treatment of COVID-19 to purchase and distribute COVID-19 resources kits to indigents upon request. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title...
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2022-03-09
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TNSB1444Intro

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As introduced, removes an expired rulemaking deadline for the board for licensing health care facilities to promulgate rules related to disposal of controlled substances and other prescription drugs. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 53; Title 68 and Title...
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2022-03-09
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TNSB2452Intro

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As introduced, changes the date by which the commissioner of health must annually prepare a report comparing price level determinations under the Third-Party Prescription Program Act from January 31 to March 1. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 58; Title ...
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2022-03-02
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TNSB2365Intro

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As introduced, changes the requirements for professional counselors designated as mental health service providers and the field experience needed for such positions. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 56, Chapter 7, Part 24 and Title 63, Chapter 22, Part 1.
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2022-03-01
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TNSB0975Intro

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As introduced, changes from July 1, 2021, to July 1, 2024, the termination date for the "Tennessee Rural Hospital Transformation Act of 2018," - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2022-02-16
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TNSB2460Intro

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As introduced, removes from code an outdated requirement that the polysomnography professional standards committee hold at least one public meeting each year during the years 2007 through 2010 to allow public discussion of new developments in the pra...
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2022-02-07
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TNSB2556Intro

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As introduced, reduces various restrictions on the provision of opioid antagonists. - Amends TCA Title 53; Title 63, Chapter 1, Part 1 and Title 63, Chapter 10.
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2022-02-07
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TNSB2689Intro

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As introduced, increases from 90 to 120 days from the date of receipt of a limited permit, the date by which an applicant for licensure as an occupational therapist or as an occupational therapy assistant who has received such permit must take an exa...
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2022-02-07
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TNSB2540Intro

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As introduced, extends, from three years to five years, the period of time a nonresidential office-based opiate treatment facility must maintain billing records and bank deposits of cash payments for services. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 9; ...
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2022-02-07
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TNSB2776Intro

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As introduced, authorizes the board of physician assistants to allow board members to participate in a meeting by, and the board to conduct a meeting through the use of, any means of remote communication; clarifies that a board member who participate...
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2022-02-07
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TNSB2651Intro

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As introduced, extends the deadline to hold a hearing on a dispute between the management of public property and the department concerning the provision of vending facilities by blind individuals from within 30 days of the appointment of an administr...
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2022-02-07
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TNSB2816Intro

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As introduced, increases the number of regular meetings of the board of chiropractic examiners from one to two. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 4.
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2022-02-07
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TNSB2676Intro

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As introduced, authorizes the governor to expand medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act; authorizes the governor to negotiate with the federal centers for medicare and medicaid services to determine the terms of the expansion. - Amends TCA Titl...
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2022-02-07
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TNSB2411Intro

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As introduced, revises from seven business days to seven calendar days the time by which certain health and related facilities must report incidents of abuse, neglect, and misappropriation, and other acts or circumstances that would create a disrupti...
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2022-02-03
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TNSB2323Intro

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As introduced, specifies that the statewide planning and policy council of the department of mental health and substance abuse services must submit its annual report by March 30. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 8; Title 33; Title 34; Title 39; T...
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2022-02-03
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TNSB2366Intro

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As introduced, changes, from October 1 to September 1, the date upon which the TennCare foundation must report in writing to the governor, the health and welfare committee and commerce and labor committee of the senate, and the health committee and i...
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2022-02-03
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TNSB2129Intro

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As introduced, requires TACIR to complete a report on how emergency departments manage patients with severe mental illnesses and what best practices exist for helping emergency patients with severe mental illness. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title...
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2022-02-03
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TNSB2423Intro

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As introduced, specifies that the families first community advisory board may electronically submit its final report on the Tennessee opportunity pilot program, due December 31, 2025. - Amends TCA Title 71, Chapter 5, Part 12.
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2022-02-03
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TNSB2063Intro

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As introduced, directs the governor to seek a new TennCare waiver within 180 days of the effective date of this act to provide medical assistance coverage for the same population groups and services as the Insure Tennessee proposal; clarifies that th...
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2022-02-02
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