2019 Tennessee Code
Title 68 - Health, Safety and Environmental Protection
Chapter 11 - Health Facilities and Resources
Part 18 - Tennessee Health Care Decisions Act
§ 68-11-1812. Presumption of capacity.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 68-11-1812 (2019)
  • (a) This part does not affect the right of an individual to make health care decisions while having capacity to do so.

  • (b) An individual is presumed to have capacity to make a health care decision, to give or revoke an advance directive, and to designate or disqualify a surrogate.

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