Facilities and Health Professionals
Executive Order regarding the restriction of all non-emergency medical procedures to Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center (ASTC) Providers Hospital Providers
On June 29th the Governor issued Executive Order No. 50 to extend the State of Emergency related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to August 29, 2020. The order allows the continued suspension of various laws and regulations and other measures in these orders to facilitate the treatment and containment of COVID-19 through regulatory flexibility, promoting social distancing and avoidance of large gatherings, and protecting vulnerable populations. Gov. Lee also signed Executive Order Nos. 51 and 52, which extend provisions that allow for electronic government meetings subject to transparency safeguards and remote notarization and witnessing of documents, respectively, to August 29, 2020. Executive Order Nos. 50, 51 and 52 may be found at: https://sos.tn.gov/products/division-publications/executive-orders-governor-bill-lee
Per the recent Emergency Rules passed by the Board of Licensing Health Care Facilities, the Department was required to publish a list of labs regarding COVID-19 testing. The document linked here is a list of vendors registered in Edison that can assist you. At this time, the state is reimbursing $100 per test.
Notification for Health Care Facilities Providers
NOTICE TO ALL HEALTH CARE FACILITIES PROVIDERS
Reporting Suspected Opioid Abuse or Diversion
Effective January 1, 2019, reports by employees of any entity that prescribes, dispenses, or handles opioids of suspected opioid abuse or diversion shall be accepted by the health professional licensure boards by calling the Complaint Intake Hotline at 1-800-852-2187.
The following Initial Applications and/or Renewals are now available online at https://lars.tn.gov
- Adult Care Home
- Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center
- Assisted Care Living Facility
- Home for the Aged/ACLF Administrator
- Birthing Centers
- End Stage Renal Dialysis Clinics
- HIV Supportive Living
- Home for the Aged
- Home Health Agency
- Home Medical Equipment Provider
- Nursing Homes
- Outpatient Diagnostic Treatment Center
- Prescribed Child Care Centers
- Professional Support Services Provider
- Residential Hospice
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Residential Home
For more information, contact Health Care Facilities office at 615-741-7221 or toll-free at 1-800-778-4504.
- Rules and Regulations
For further questions on the Plans Review process, please access the following link, http://publications.tnsosfiles.com/rules/1200/1200-24/1200-24-05.20120402.pdf, to view the rules for Review of Health Care Facility Construction Plans and Specifications.
- Improving Patient Safety
- Incident Reporting System
- Online License Renewal
- Advancing Excellence in Nursing Homes