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TNSB0118IntroAs introduced, establishes the medical cannabis commission; requires the commission to study laws and legislation regarding the medical use of cannabis; requires the commission to report findings and recommendations, including proposed legislation on...
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2021-04-22
[Hearing: Apr 27 @ 2:30 pm]

Placed on Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee calendar for 4/27/2021
TNSB0615EnrollAs introduced, requires healthcare providers to ensure that certain patients in their care are provided with access to a qualified mental health professional or contact information for a qualified mental health professional or mental health counselin...
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2021-04-22
Transmitted to Governor for action.
TNHB0967IntroAs introduced, authorizes certain healthcare professionals licensed in other states to practice telehealth while providing healthcare services on a volunteer basis through a free clinic in this state. - Amends TCA Title 56; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2021-04-22
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNSB0001IntroAs introduced, establishes independent dispute resolution procedures for emergency services and balance bills. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 56; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2021-04-21
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHB0179PassAs introduced, grants certain liability protections to, and confidentiality privileges for records of, certain federally qualified health centers and quality improvement committees formed or retained by the federally qualified health centers. - Amend...
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2021-04-21
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 150
TNHB0552PassAs introduced, redefines store-and-forward telemedicine services for purposes of establishment of provider-patient relationships and standards of practice. - Amends TCA Section 63-1-155.
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2021-04-21
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 153
TNHB0666IntroAs introduced, authorizes disabled veterans with quadriplegia to possess and use liquid extract cannabis if certain criteria met and documentation maintained. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2021-04-21
To House Criminal Justice Committee
TNSB0605IntroAs introduced, requires commissioner of health to provide the finance, ways and means committees of the senate and house of representatives with brief summaries of the current graduate medical education training programs throughout the state and the ...
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2021-04-21
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB0743PassAs introduced, authorizes a home health service to provide care in accordance with orders recorded by an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant in addition to those recorded by a physician; authorizes electronic transmission of ord...
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2021-04-21
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 124
TNHB1027IntroAs introduced, increases from six to seven hours, the training required in medication administration from a registered nurse for those unlicensed persons employed by licensed agencies to assist children and youth with the self-administration of medic...
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2021-04-21
To House Government Operations Committee
TNHB0980IntroAs introduced, changes, from 30 days to 40 days, the number of days a committing court has to hold a hearing on a reinstatement order after the person files a written request for the hearing. - Amends TCA Title 33 and Title 68.
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2021-04-21
Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee
TNSB1271IntroAs introduced, authorizes the department of health to develop and implement discount plans that cover not only prescription drugs but also dental and vision services; adds consumer protections for such plans. - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18; Title ...
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2021-04-21
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB1275PassAs introduced, grants certain liability protections to, and confidentiality privileges for records of, certain federally qualified health centers and quality improvement committees formed or retained by the federally qualified health centers. - Amend...
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2021-04-21
Pub. Ch. 150
TNHB0508PassAs introduced, authorizes unlicensed graduates and students of certain medical training programs to provide telehealth services as long as those graduates and students adhere to the same standards for the provision of telehealth services that license...
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2021-04-20
Signed by Governor.
TNHB0635FailAs introduced, establishes a uniform definition for medical necessity and medically necessary. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 39; Title 49; Title 50; Title 53; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2021-04-20
Failed in Insurance Committee
TNHB1015IntroAs introduced, authorizes the department of health to develop and implement discount plans that cover not only prescription drugs but also dental and vision services; adds consumer protections for such plans. - Amends TCA Title 47, Chapter 18; Title ...
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2021-04-19
Held on desk.
TNSB0982EngrossAs introduced, authorizes medical laboratory directors to monitor personnel remotely; creates exceptions to the Tennessee Medical Laboratory Act for pharmacies and private laboratories; redefines "waived" as it applies to the Act. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2021-04-14
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSB0478PassAs introduced, authorizes a home health service to provide care in accordance with orders recorded by an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant in addition to those recorded by a physician; authorizes electronic transmission of ord...
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2021-04-13
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0570IntroAs introduced, changes, from 30 days to 40 days, the number of days a committing court has to hold a hearing on a reinstatement order after the person files a written request for the hearing. - Amends TCA Title 33 and Title 68.
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2021-04-13
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB1243IntroAs introduced, reduces from 30 days to 25 days the time within which a health care institution must notify the health services and development agency of a change of ownership and provide documentation of the commitment from the subsequent owner to co...
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2021-04-13
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB1209IntroAs introduced, authorizes certain cancer patients to possess and use full extract cannabis oil that is intended to be ingested orally or used topically if certain criteria are met and documentation maintained. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part ...
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2021-04-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1493IntroAs introduced, authorizes disabled veterans with quadriplegia to possess and use liquid extract cannabis if certain criteria met and documentation maintained. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2021-04-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB1589PassAs introduced, redefines store-and-forward telemedicine services for purposes of establishment of provider-patient relationships and standards of practice. - Amends TCA Section 63-1-155.
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2021-04-13
Signed by Governor.
TNSB0126EngrossAs introduced, increases from six to seven hours, the training required in medication administration from a registered nurse for those unlicensed persons employed by licensed agencies to assist children and youth with the self-administration of medic...
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2021-04-12
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNHB0180IntroAs introduced, requires healthcare providers to ensure that certain patients in their care are provided with access to a qualified mental health professional or contact information for a qualified mental health professional or mental health counselin...
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2021-04-12
Comp. SB subst.
TNHB0226IntroAs introduced, authorizes medical laboratory directors to monitor personnel remotely; creates exceptions to the Tennessee Medical Laboratory Act for pharmacies and private laboratories; redefines "waived" as it applies to the Act. - Amends TCA Title ...
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2021-04-07
Placed behind the budget
TNHB0239IntroAs introduced, authorizes certain cancer patients to possess and use full extract cannabis oil that is intended to be ingested orally or used topically if certain criteria are met and documentation maintained. - Amends TCA Title 39, Chapter 17, Part ...
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2021-04-07
Taken off notice for cal. in Criminal Justice Committee
TNHB0002IntroAs introduced, establishes independent dispute resolution procedures for emergency services and balance bills. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 56; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2021-04-06
Def. to Summer Study in Insurance Subcommittee
TNSB0554IntroAs introduced, requires healthcare facilities and providers to post a price for each healthcare service offered and to accept the price as payment in full if any patient or third-party payer on behalf of the patient pays the price in full within 30 d...
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2021-04-06
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1038IntroAs introduced, specifies the types of standards that the Tennessee emergency medical services board may promulgate related to the licensure of air ambulance services and special personnel equipment operation and activities; identifies such standards ...
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2021-04-06
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB0988IntroAs introduced, specifies the types of standards that the Tennessee emergency medical services board may promulgate related to the licensure of air ambulance services and special personnel equipment operation and activities; identifies such standards ...
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2021-04-06
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Insurance Subcommittee of Insurance Committee
TNSB1265IntroAs introduced, authorizes unlicensed graduates and students of certain medical training programs to provide telehealth services as long as those graduates and students adhere to the same standards for the provision of telehealth services that license...
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2021-04-01
Companion House Bill substituted
TNHB0231IntroAs introduced, reduces from 30 days to 25 days the time within which a health care institution must notify the health services and development agency of a change of ownership and provide documentation of the commitment from the subsequent owner to co...
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2021-03-31
To House Calendar and Rules Committee
TNSB0360IntroAs introduced, authorizes the medical laboratory board to standardize quality control and electronic recordkeeping for all medical laboratories by rule; specifies that the fees that must accompany a renewal application include reporting fees set by t...
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2021-03-31
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNHB0449IntroAs introduced, requires healthcare facilities and providers to post a price for each healthcare service offered and to accept the price as payment in full if any patient or third-party payer on behalf of the patient pays the price in full within 30 d...
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2021-03-30
To House Health Subcommittee
TNHB0579FailAs introduced, authorizes the medical laboratory board to standardize quality control and electronic recordkeeping for all medical laboratories by rule; specifies that the fees that must accompany a renewal application include reporting fees set by t...
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2021-03-30
Failed in s/c Health Subcommittee of Health Committee
TNSB0530IntroAs introduced, establishes a uniform definition for medical necessity and medically necessary. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 39; Title 49; Title 50; Title 53; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2021-03-30
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB1494IntroAs introduced, makes various vaccinations and medical treatments voluntary rather than required; authorizes citizens to refuse vaccinations or medical treatment for any reason. - Amends TCA Title 7; Title 33; Title 37; Title 41; Title 49; Title 50; T...
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2021-03-30
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Health Subcommittee of Health Committee
TNSB0296IntroAs introduced, increases, from 60 to 75 days after the close of the fiscal year, the period of time within which the department of health must submit an annual report to the governor and members of the general assembly detailing the operations, expen...
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2021-03-26
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1254IntroAs introduced, changes, from March 1 to February 15, the date by which the commissioner of health must file the annual report with the health committees of the general assembly regarding the Tennessee Prescription Safety Act of 2016 program with resp...
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2021-03-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB0340IntroAs 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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2021-03-23
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB0721IntroAs introduced, encourages department of human services to develop a partnership with minority and other community-based organizations to improve the health of racial and ethnic minorities and to extend public health legal services to minority and low...
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2021-03-23
To House Health Subcommittee
TNSB0502IntroAs introduced, expands definition of pet to include nondomesticated animals for the purpose of authorizing insurers to offer group or individual policies or contracts that provide benefits for hospital and medical services for those animals. - Amends...
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2021-03-19
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB0929EngrossAs introduced, authorizes certain healthcare professionals licensed in other states to practice telehealth while providing healthcare services on a volunteer basis through a free clinic in this state. - Amends TCA Title 56; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2021-03-18
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSB0357IntroAs introduced, increases from 10 to 20 working days the amount of time within which a healthcare provider must furnish a copy or summary of a patient's medical records to the patient or the patient's authorized representative following a written requ...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNHB1595IntroAs introduced, creates a cap on the price that a health insurance carrier can charge for insulin. - Amends TCA Title 8; Title 53; Title 56, Chapter 7; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71, Chapter 5.
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2021-03-01
Assigned to s/c Insurance Subcommittee
TNHB1357IntroAs introduced, changes, from March 1 to February 15, the date by which the commissioner of health must file the annual report with the health committees of the general assembly regarding the Tennessee Prescription Safety Act of 2016 program with resp...
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2021-02-25
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB0956IntroAs introduced, changes from February 1 to January 15, the date by which the bureau of TennCare must report to the general assembly a separate accounting of long-term expenditures for nursing facility services, home and community-based services made u...
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2021-02-22
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB0922IntroAs introduced, changes from annually to semi-annually the frequency of the submission to the governor of reports of the board of dentistry’s proceedings and activities. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2021-02-22
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNSB0980IntroAs introduced, authorizes implementation of a statewide collaborative pharmacy practice agreement specific to epinephrine auto-injectors; authorizes pharmacists licensed in, and practicing in, this state to dispense epinephrine auto-injectors; makes ...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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