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TNHB1867PassAs enacted, expands the Health Care Empowerment Act to allow all licensed medical professionals to use direct medical care agreements without regulation by the insurance laws of this state. - Amends TCA Title 63.
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 739
TNSB2317PassAs enacted, expands the Health Care Empowerment Act to allow all licensed medical professionals to use direct medical care agreements without regulation by the insurance laws of this state. - Amends TCA Title 63.
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2020-07-02
Pub. Ch. 739
TNHB2625PassAs enacted, requires, by no later than January 1, 2021, the departments of health and mental health and substance abuse services, and the bureau of TennCare to collaborate to develop educational materials for providers and facilities where medication...
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 747
TNSB2552PassAs enacted, requires, by no later than January 1, 2021, the departments of health and mental health and substance abuse services, and the bureau of TennCare to collaborate to develop educational materials for providers and facilities where medication...
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2020-07-02
Pub. Ch. 747
TNHB2680EngrossAs introduced, authorizes healthcare facilities to provide an electronic method for insureds or their representatives to acknowledge and sign the statutorily required notice that the insured agrees to receive medical services by an out-of-network pro...
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2020-06-18
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNSB2684IntroAs introduced, authorizes healthcare facilities to provide an electronic method for insureds or their representatives to acknowledge and sign the statutorily required notice that the insured agrees to receive medical services by an out-of-network pro...
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2020-06-09
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB2514IntroAs introduced, removes statute encouraging insurance providers to develop a plan to provide only major medical insurance coverage for catastrophic illness requiring inpatient hospital care; moves to part of code on pharmacy benefits managers the requ...
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2020-06-04
Reset on Final cal. of Calendar & Rules 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
TNHB2085IntroAs 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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2020-06-02
Taken off notice for cal. in Health Committee
TNHB2334IntroAs introduced, requires the department of health to distribute to the local health departments throughout this state rabies vaccines for human patients afflicted by injuries sustained by animals in a manner proportional to the populations served by t...
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2020-06-02
Taken off notice for cal. in Health Committee
TNHB2405IntroAs introduced, authorizes certain medical professionals to prescribe hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment for veterans with traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder; adds hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment as an authorized medical ser...
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2020-06-02
Taken off notice for cal. in Health Committee
TNHB2384IntroAs 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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2020-06-02
Taken off notice for cal. in Health Committee
TNHB2915FailAs introduced, enacts the "Coronavirus Public Protection Act of 2020," which authorizes the governor to enter into immediate negotiations with the federal centers for medicare and medicaid services and the office of the president of the United States...
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2020-06-01
Failed in Delayed Bill Committee
TNHB2827IntroAs 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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2020-05-27
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Public Health Subcommittee of Health Committee
TNHB0534IntroAs 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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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal. in Judiciary Committee
TNHB1917PassAs enacted, adds nonopioid medicinal drugs or drug products, occupational therapy, and interventional procedures or treatments to the alternative treatments that must be disclosed and explained by a healthcare practitioner to a patient or the patient...
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2020-03-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 573
TNSB1912PassAs enacted, adds nonopioid medicinal drugs or drug products, occupational therapy, and interventional procedures or treatments to the alternative treatments that must be disclosed and explained by a healthcare practitioner to a patient or the patient...
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2020-03-26
Pub. Ch. 573
TNSB2183PassAs enacted, extends the CoverKids program from June 30, 2020, to June 30, 2025. - Amends TCA Section 71-3-1113.
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2020-03-26
Pub. Ch. 582
TNHB2250PassAs enacted, extends the CoverKids program from June 30, 2020, to June 30, 2025. - Amends TCA Section 71-3-1113.
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2020-03-26
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 582
TNSB2553IntroAs introduced, urges department of health to conduct a study of the effectiveness of medical assisted treatment programs, including whether they should be required to be provided onsite or through referral in intensive outpatient, partial hospitaliza...
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2020-03-17
Action deferred in Senate Commerce & Labor Committee
TNSB2646IntroAs introduced, removes statute encouraging insurance providers to develop a plan to provide only major medical insurance coverage for catastrophic illness requiring inpatient hospital care; moves to part of code on pharmacy benefits managers the requ...
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2020-03-17
Action deferred in Senate Commerce & Labor Committee
TNSB2862IntroAs 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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2020-03-17
Action deferred in Senate Commerce & Labor Committee
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
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
TNSB1940IntroAs introduced, authorizes certain medical professionals to prescribe hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment for veterans with traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder; adds hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment as an authorized medical ser...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNSB2233IntroAs 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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2020-03-11
To Senate Government Operations Committee
TNSB2881FailAs introduced, requires the department of health to distribute to the local health departments throughout this state rabies vaccines for human patients afflicted by injuries sustained by animals in a manner proportional to the populations served by t...
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2020-03-11
Failed in Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNHB2668IntroAs 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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2020-03-10
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Facilities, Licensure, & Regulations Subcommittee of Health 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
TNSB2125IntroAs introduced, allows those pharmacies required to submit a quarterly report to the board of pharmacy regarding the quantity of sterile compounded products dispensed in a defined time period to do so by electronic means. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5...
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2020-02-26
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB2160IntroAs 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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2020-02-25
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Facilities, Licensure, & Regulations Subcommittee of Health 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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2020-02-11
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
TNHB2587IntroAs 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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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Mental Health & Substance Abuse Subcommittee
TNSB2093IntroAs introduced, removes a provision requiring a report due by January 1, 2005, from the comptroller of the treasury, in conjunction with appropriate TennCare drug utilization review committees, to the speakers of the senate and house of representative...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2099IntroAs introduced, changes from February 1 to January 15, the date by which the bureau of TennCare must report to the general assembly its accounting with regard to its long-term care expenditures for nursing facility services and employment and communit...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2395IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of health to make available to the general public on the department of health website the commissioner's most recent annual report to the governor and Tennessee State Dental Association about the commissioner'...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2402IntroAs 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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2020-02-10
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB2624IntroAs introduced, urges department of health to conduct a study of the effectiveness of medical assisted treatment programs, including whether they should be required to be provided onsite or through referral in intensive outpatient, partial hospitaliza...
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2020-02-10
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB2743IntroAs introduced, adds to the aspects of quality and outcomes in perinatal care about which the bureau of TennCare and the perinatal advisory committee must report to the general assembly on or before March 1 each year a description of any initiatives t...
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2020-02-10
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNSB2839IntroAs introduced, adds "occupational therapy" to definition of alternative treatments for the purpose of treating patients with opioids. - Amends TCA Section 63-1-164.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNHB2691IntroAs introduced, removes a provision requiring a report due by January 1, 2005, from the comptroller of the treasury, in conjunction with appropriate TennCare drug utilization review committees, to the speakers of the senate and house of representative...
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2020-02-10
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB2799IntroAs introduced, sets a February 1 deadline for the annual submission of recommended changes from the commerce and labor committee of the senate, the insurance and banking committee of the house, and the finance, ways and means committees of the senate...
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2020-02-10
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNSB2809IntroAs introduced, adds to the aspects of quality and outcomes in perinatal care about which the bureau of TennCare and the perinatal advisory committee must report to the general assembly on or before March 1 each year a description of any initiatives t...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB2196IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of health to make available to the general public on the department of health website the commissioner's most recent annual report to the governor and Tennessee State Dental Association about the commissioner'...
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2020-02-06
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB2307IntroAs introduced, changes from February 1 to January 15, the date by which the bureau of TennCare must report to the general assembly its accounting with regard to its long-term care expenditures for nursing facility services and employment and communit...
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2020-02-06
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB2456IntroAs introduced, allows those pharmacies required to submit a quarterly report to the board of pharmacy regarding the quantity of sterile compounded products dispensed in a defined time period to do so by electronic means. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5...
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2020-02-06
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB1889IntroAs introduced, adds "occupational therapy" to definition of alternative treatments for the purpose of treating patients with opioids. - Amends TCA Section 63-1-164.
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2020-01-31
Assigned to s/c Mental Health & Substance Abuse Subcommittee
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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2020-01-22
Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
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
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