2019 Tennessee Code
Title 68 - Health, Safety and Environmental Protection
Health
Chapter 11 - Health Facilities and Resources
Part 21 - Stroke Treatment
§ 68-11-2102. Recognition of hospitals with stroke-related designations.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 68-11-2102 (2019)
  • (a) The board shall promulgate rules establishing a procedure for recognizing hospitals that have stroke-related designations.

  • (b) The board shall recognize a stroke-related designation for a hospital if the hospital has an active certification as a comprehensive stroke center, primary stroke center, or acute stroke-ready hospital from a department-approved nationally recognized certifying body or a corresponding certification from a department-approved nationally recognized certifying body recognizing the hospital as capable of providing neuroendovascular treatment. The hospital must maintain such certification in order to maintain recognition of its stroke-related designation.

  • (c) If a hospital does not comply with the procedure established by the board, then the board shall remove any reference to the facility's stroke-related designation from the board's website along with any materials demonstrating the facility's stroke-related designation.

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