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TNSB0281PassAs enacted, enacts the "Chronic Disease Prevention Act." - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 39; Title 67; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2019-05-15
Pub. Ch. 372
TNHB0774PassAs enacted, enacts the "Chronic Disease Prevention Act." - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 39; Title 67; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2019-05-15
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 372
TNSB1120PassAs enacted, revises the notice requirements with which a health care facility must comply under certain circumstances in order to preserve an assignment of health insurance benefits to an out-of-network facility-based physician, or from collecting ou...
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2019-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 239
TNHB1342PassAs enacted, revises the notice requirements with which a health care facility must comply under certain circumstances in order to preserve an assignment of health insurance benefits to an out-of-network facility-based physician, or from collecting ou...
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2019-05-09
Pub. Ch. 239
TNHB1388PassAs enacted, adds neonatal care as a component of the department of health's plan for perinatal care; adds a reporting requirement for the Bureau of TennCare. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 1, Part 8.
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2019-05-09
Pub. Ch. 240
TNSB1470PassAs enacted, adds neonatal care as a component of the department of health's plan for perinatal care; adds a reporting requirement for the Bureau of TennCare. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 1, Part 8.
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2019-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 240
TNSB1206PassAs enacted, extends the authority to barter for healthcare services if the patient is not covered by health insurance to all healthcare professionals instead of only physicians. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 33; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 an...
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2019-05-09
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 229
TNHB0655PassAs enacted, extends the authority to barter for healthcare services if the patient is not covered by health insurance to all healthcare professionals instead of only physicians. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 8; Title 33; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 an...
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2019-05-09
Pub. Ch. 229
TNHB0527PassAs enacted, extends and revises the Ground Ambulance Service Provider Assessment Act. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 7; Title 55; Title 56; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2019-05-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 188
TNSB0972PassAs enacted, permits advanced practice nurses and physician assistants who are prescribers at community mental health centers to arrange for chart review by and site visits with certain collaborating physicians by means of HIPAA-compliant electronic i...
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2019-05-01
Pub. Ch. 183
TNHB1135PassAs enacted, permits advanced practice nurses and physician assistants who are prescribers at community mental health centers to arrange for chart review by and site visits with certain collaborating physicians by means of HIPAA-compliant electronic i...
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2019-05-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 183
TNSB1349PassAs enacted, extends and revises the Ground Ambulance Service Provider Assessment Act. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 7; Title 55; Title 56; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2019-05-01
Pub. Ch. 188
TNSB1465IntroAs introduced, extends the Suicide Prevention Act of 2018 indefinitely; requires the department of health to compile data on the medications that were prescribed to those dying from suicide; requires that a report be made to the health committee of t...
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2019-04-30
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNHB0741IntroAs introduced, corrects a reference to the insurance and banking committee of the house of representatives by replacing it with a reference to the insurance committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 4; Title 8 and Title 7...
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2019-04-16
To House Health Committee
TNSB1467IntroAs introduced, corrects a reference to the insurance and banking committee of the house of representatives by replacing it with a reference to the insurance committee of the house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 3; Title 4; Title 8 and Title 7...
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2019-04-16
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1444IntroAs introduced, clarifies that a written request for a hospital to provide a more detailed statement of services received and expenses incurred by a patient must be received by the hospital within one year of the patient's discharge in order for the h...
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2019-04-16
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB0159IntroAs introduced, extends the Suicide Prevention Act of 2018 indefinitely; requires the department of health to compile data on the medications that were prescribed to those dying from suicide; requires that a report be made to the health committee of t...
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2019-04-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNHB0720IntroAs introduced, clarifies that a written request for a hospital to provide a more detailed statement of services received and expenses incurred by a patient must be received by the hospital within one year of the patient's discharge in order for the h...
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2019-04-09
Taken off notice for cal. in Insurance Committee
TNHB0734IntroAs 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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2019-04-03
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHB0152IntroAs introduced, increases from 30 to 60 days the period of advance notice a group policy for accident or sickness insurance must provide to a covered spouse prior to termination of the spouse's coverage as a result of divorce, legal separation, or oth...
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2019-04-02
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Facilities, Licensure, & Regulations Subcommittee of Health Committee
TNHB0672IntroAs introduced, removes requirement for any home care organization and satellite emergency department to apply for and receive a certificate of need. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 34; Title 42; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2019-04-02
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Facilities, Licensure, & Regulations Subcommittee of Health Committee
TNSB1287IntroAs introduced, in addition to other legislative committees, requires the board for licensing health care facilities and the emergency medical services board, in collaboration with the committee on pediatric emergency care, to report to the judiciary ...
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2019-04-02
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1210IntroAs introduced, removes a code provision that created a special joint committee to study issues pertaining to the Diabetes Prevention and Health Improvement, Access Tennessee, Cover Tennessee, and CoverKids programs, which ceased to exist as of Januar...
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2019-04-01
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0547IntroAs introduced, removes requirement for any home care organization and satellite emergency department to apply for and receive a certificate of need. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 34; Title 42; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2019-03-29
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0039IntroAs introduced, increases from 10 days to 20 days the amount of time a healthcare provider has to furnish a copy of a patient's medical records to the patient or the patient's personal representative following a written request for the records from th...
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2019-03-27
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0171IntroAs introduced, increases from 30 to 60 days the period of advance notice a group policy for accident or sickness insurance must provide to a covered spouse prior to termination of the spouse's coverage as a result of divorce, legal separation, or oth...
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2019-03-27
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0734IntroAs introduced, removes an obsolete provision of the code that required the polysomnographic professional standards committee to conduct at least one meeting in each of the years 2007-2010. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 33; Title 56; Title 63 and Title ...
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2019-03-27
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB1121IntroAs introduced, deletes an obsolete provision that required the polysomnographic professional standards committee to conduct a meeting in each of the years 2007-2010 to allow public discussion of new developments in the practice of polysomnography. - ...
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2019-03-27
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0528IntroAs introduced, removes a provision of code referencing the infections taskforce whose progress reports were due to the general assembly in 2008, 2009, and 2010. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 33; Title 34; Title 42; Title 56; ...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB0841IntroAs introduced, reduces the amount of time, from 60 to 30 days, that a health facility must renew its license following the expiration of such license, and if not renewed within 30 days following expiration, the licensee must reapply for licensure in ...
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2019-02-26
Assigned to s/c Facilities, Licensure, & Regulations Subcommittee
TNHB0682IntroAs 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
Assigned to s/c Facilities, Licensure, & Regulations Subcommittee
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNHB1042IntroAs introduced, removes an obsolete provision of the code that required the polysomnographic professional standards committee to conduct at least one meeting in each of the years 2007-2010. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 33; Title 56; Title 63 and Title ...
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2019-02-11
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB1031IntroAs 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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2019-02-11
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNHB1096IntroAs 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
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNSB1117IntroAs introduced, allows the controlled substance database committee to submit formal recommendations regarding rulemaking to the commissioner of agriculture electronically. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 53; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB1137IntroAs introduced, allows the controlled substance database committee to submit formal recommendations regarding rulemaking to the commissioner of agriculture electronically. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 53; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2019-02-11
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB1341IntroAs introduced, deletes an obsolete provision that required the polysomnographic professional standards committee to conduct a meeting in each of the years 2007-2010 to allow public discussion of new developments in the practice of polysomnography. - ...
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2019-02-11
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB1125IntroAs introduced, removes a provision of code referencing the infections taskforce whose progress reports were due to the general assembly in 2008, 2009, and 2010. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7; Title 33; Title 34; Title 42; Title 56; ...
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2019-02-11
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB1331IntroAs 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
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNHB1375IntroAs introduced, removes a code provision that created a special joint committee to study issues pertaining to the Diabetes Prevention and Health Improvement, Access Tennessee, Cover Tennessee, and CoverKids programs, which ceased to exist as of Januar...
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2019-02-11
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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