Public Chapter 26

SENATE BILL NO. 118

By Cooper

Substituted for: House Bill No. 1135

By Eckles

AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 68-11-226, relative to licensure of home medical equipment providers.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 68-11-226(a), is amended by deleting the phrase "the joint commission on accreditation of health care organizations" wherever it appears and by substituting instead the phrase "the joint commission on accreditation of health care organizations or other home care accrediting organizations recognized by the health care financing administration".

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.