State of Tennessee - HB 992 TennCare “Terrence’s Law”

Committee of Jurisdiction: Health and Human Services


AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 4; Title 53; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71, relative to TennCare. TennCare - As enacted, enacts "Terrence's Law," which requires the bureau to conduct an annual review of all medications and forms of treatment for sickle cell disease, and services for enrollees with a diagnosis of sickle cell disease that are eligible for coverage under the medical assistance program; requires the bureau to solicit and consider input from the public when conducting the annual review; requires annual report to the general assembly. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 53; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.

State Action

NBCSL member Representative Harold Love (TN) and members of the TN Legislative Black Caucus are Co-Sponsors of this bill.


State of Tennessee HB 992,

HB 992 - TennCare “Terrence’s Law”

HB-992 NBCSL Member Sponsor: Representative Harold Love (TN)
Summary:  HB 992 - TennCare “Terrence’s Law”

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