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TNHB2213PassAs enacted, creates a healthcare task force to review the reimbursement of health professionals employed by agencies performing health care services in this state. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29; Title 33; Title 63 and Title 71.
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2022-06-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1138
TNSB2304PassAs enacted, creates a healthcare task force to review the reimbursement of health professionals employed by agencies performing health care services in this state. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 29; Title 33; Title 63 and Title 71.
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2022-06-06
Effective date(s) 06/03/2022, 07/01/2022
TNHB2347PassAs enacted, requires the comptroller of the treasury, in conjunction with the bureau of TennCare and the department of health, to study the use of temporary staffing provided by healthcare staffing agencies in long-term care facilities; requires that...
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2022-06-03
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1118
TNSB2463PassAs enacted, requires the comptroller of the treasury, in conjunction with the bureau of TennCare and the department of health, to study the use of temporary staffing provided by healthcare staffing agencies in long-term care facilities; requires that...
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2022-06-03
Effective date(s) 06/01/2022
TNHB1686PassAs enacted, establishes a respite care pilot program for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's and related dementia. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 71.
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2022-06-01
Effective date(s) 05/25/2022
TNSB1749PassAs enacted, establishes a respite care pilot program for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's and related dementia. - Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 71.
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2022-06-01
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 1049
TNHB0686Intro

Sine Die
As 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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2022-04-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Finance, Ways, and Means Subcommittee of Finance, Ways, and Means Committee
TNSB0980Intro

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As 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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2022-04-26
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNHB0666Intro

Sine Die
As 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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2022-04-13
Def. to Special Calendar to be Published with Final Calendar in Criminal Justice Committee
TNSB0568PassAs enacted, prohibits healthcare entities from taking certain actions in regard to transplants, such as refusing to place an individual on an organ waiting list, solely on the basis of whether an individual has received or will receive a COVID-19 vac...
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2022-04-13
Effective date(s) 05/15/2022
TNHB0702PassAs enacted, prohibits healthcare entities from taking certain actions in regard to transplants, such as refusing to place an individual on an organ waiting list, solely on the basis of whether an individual has received or will receive a COVID-19 vac...
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2022-04-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 769
TNHB1843PassAs enacted, includes as provider-based telemedicine, which health insurance entities must cover, HIPAA-compliant audio-only conversation for the provision of healthcare services (in addition to behavioral health services as covered under existing law...
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2022-04-13
Effective date(s) 04/08/2022
TNSB1846PassAs enacted, includes as provider-based telemedicine, which health insurance entities must cover, HIPAA-compliant audio-only conversation for the provision of healthcare services (in addition to behavioral health services as covered under existing law...
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2022-04-13
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 807
TNHB2641Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, establishes a medical cannabis program under the purview of the medical cannabis commission; establishes a patient registry for qualified patients and authorizes the possession of certain medical cannabis products by qualified patients...
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2022-04-13
Taken off notice for cal. in Criminal Justice Committee
TNSB2532FailAs introduced, establishes a medical cannabis program under the purview of the medical cannabis commission; establishes a patient registry for qualified patients and authorizes the possession of certain medical cannabis products by qualified patients...
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2022-04-06
Failed in Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2621Intro

Sine Die
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNHB2162Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, reduces, from no more than 12 hours to no more than eight hours, the time within which a chief officer of a residential mental health service facility must notify the medical examiner after discovery of a facility resident's death. - A...
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2022-03-30
Taken off notice for cal. in Health Committee
TNSB2533Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, changes the date, from January 1 to January 10, by which the medical cannabis commission must submit its annual report to the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 33; Title 38; Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4; Title 53; Title 63;...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNSB2412Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, reduces, from no more than 12 hours to no more than eight hours, the time within which a chief officer of a residential mental health service facility must notify the medical examiner after discovery of a facility resident's death. - A...
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2022-03-24
To Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee
TNSB1810Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, permits advanced practice nurses and physician assistants who are prescribers at federally qualified health centers to arrange for chart review by and site visits with certain collaborating physicians by means of HIPAA-compliant electr...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Calendar Committee
TNHB2348PassAs enacted, clarifies that an ambulance service that holds a valid and unencumbered license to operate in at least one county is not required to maintain a separate license or establish a base of operations in a county for which the ambulance service...
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2022-03-23
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 647
TNSB2289PassAs enacted, clarifies that an ambulance service that holds a valid and unencumbered license to operate in at least one county is not required to maintain a separate license or establish a base of operations in a county for which the ambulance service...
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2022-03-23
Effective date(s) 03/14/2022
TNHB1870Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, prohibits a licensing board or disciplinary subcommittee from taking action against a physician's license based solely on the physician's recommendations to a patient regarding treatment for COVID-19 subject to certain conditions; proh...
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2022-03-22
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Health Subcommittee of Health Committee
TNHB2486FailAs 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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2022-03-22
No Action Taken
TNHB2506Intro

Sine Die
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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2022-03-22
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Health Subcommittee of Health Committee
TNHB2835Intro

Sine Die
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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2022-03-22
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Health Subcommittee of Health Committee
TNHB0002Intro

Sine Die
As 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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2022-03-15
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Insurance Subcommittee of Insurance Committee
TNSB0554Intro

Sine Die
As 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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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB1038Intro

Sine Die
As 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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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNHB0988Intro

Sine Die
As 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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2022-03-15
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Insurance Subcommittee of Insurance Committee
TNSB2848Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires the department of health to study the utilization of provider-based telemedicine among persons over 65 years of age, with particular emphasis on usage among those persons who are unable to travel independently or who use telem...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
TNSB2276Intro

Sine Die
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB1880FailAs introduced, prohibits a licensing board or disciplinary subcommittee from taking action against a physician's license based solely on the physician's recommendations to a patient regarding treatment for COVID-19 subject to certain conditions; proh...
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2022-03-09
Failed in Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2696Intro

Sine Die
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNSB2895Intro

Sine Die
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNHB0449Intro

Sine Die
As 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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2022-03-08
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Health Subcommittee of Health Committee
TNHB1762Engross

Sine Die
As introduced, permits advanced practice nurses and physician assistants who are prescribers at federally qualified health centers to arrange for chart review by and site visits with certain collaborating physicians by means of HIPAA-compliant electr...
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2022-02-28
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNHB2735Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires the department of health to study the utilization of provider-based telemedicine among persons over 65 years of age, with particular emphasis on usage among those persons who are unable to travel independently or who use telem...
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2022-02-08
Assigned to s/c Insurance Subcommittee
TNHB2745Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, prohibits discrimination on the basis of a patient's COVID-19 vaccine status as it relates to organ transplants. - Amends TCA Title 14; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2022-02-08
Assigned to s/c Health Subcommittee
TNHB2192Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires the medical cannabis commission to provide updated recommendations and legislation proposals by January 1, 2023, to establish an in-state, supply-based medical cannabis program. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 7.
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2022-02-07
Assigned to s/c Health Subcommittee
TNSB2460Intro

Sine Die
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
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNHB2878Intro

Sine Die
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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2022-02-07
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB2193Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, changes the date, from January 1 to January 10, by which the medical cannabis commission must submit its annual report to the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 33; Title 38; Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 4; Title 53; Title 63;...
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2022-02-03
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB2191Intro

Sine Die
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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2022-02-03
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
TNHB1758Intro

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As introduced, prohibits healthcare providers from providing medical treatment to minors without parental consent; provides exceptions for minors seeking treatment under certain conditions. - Amends TCA Title 14; Title 29, Chapter 31; Title 33; Title...
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2022-02-02
Withdrawn.
TNSB2072Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, requires the medical cannabis commission to provide updated recommendations and legislation proposals by January 1, 2023, to establish an in-state, supply-based medical cannabis program. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 7.
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2022-02-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
TNHB0239Intro

Sine Die
As 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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2022-02-01
Sponsor(s) Added.
TNSB0001Engross

Sine Die
As 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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2022-01-31
Rcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
TNSB1905Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, reduces from seven business days to five calendar days the period of time that begins upon a healthcare facility discovering that an incident of abuse, neglect, or misappropriation has occurred at a facility, within which the facility ...
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2022-01-27
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
TNHB1980Intro

Sine Die
As introduced, reduces from seven business days to five calendar days the period of time that begins upon a healthcare facility discovering that an incident of abuse, neglect, or misappropriation has occurred at a facility, within which the facility ...
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2022-01-27
P2C, caption bill, held on desk - pending amdt.
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