2015 Tennessee Code
Title 63 - Professions Of The Healing Arts
Chapter 1 - Division of Health Related Boards
Part 3 - Pain Management Clinics
§ 63-1-303 - Regulation of licensed healthcare practitioners -- Rules and regulations.

TN Code § 63-1-303 (2015) What's This?

(a) (1) Each licensed healthcare practitioner who provides services at a pain management clinic shall continue to be regulated only by the board which has issued a license to that practitioner.

(2) A licensed health care practitioner shall notify the board that has licensed the practitioner within ten (10) days of starting or ending work at any pain management clinic.

(b) On or before October 1, 2011, the commissioner of health, in consultation with the board of medical examiners, the board of osteopathic examination, the board of nursing, and the committee on physician assistants, shall promulgate rules necessary to implement this part, in accordance with the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act, compiled in title 4, chapter 5.

(c) The rules adopted pursuant to subsection (b) shall address the following topics, among others:

(1) The operation of the clinic, including requirements:

(A) That patients have current and valid government issued identification or current health insurance card issued by either a government or private carrier; and

(B) That providers conduct urine drug screening in accordance with a written drug screening compliance plan as required by rules promulgated by the commissioner of health pursuant to subsection (b);

(2) Personnel requirements for the clinic;

(3) Training requirements for clinic providers who are regulated by that board;

(4) Patient records;

(5) Standards to ensure quality of patient care;

(6) Infection control;

(7) Health and safety requirements;

(8) Certificate application and renewal procedures and requirements;

(9) Data collection and reporting requirements;

(10) Inspections and complaint investigations; and

(11) Patient billing procedures.

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