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TN SB2396

HEALTHCAREINTRODUCED

AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 1; Title 4; Title 33; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71, relative to health care.

As introduced, requires gender clinics accepting funds from this state to perform gender transition procedures to also perform detransition procedures; requires insurance entities providing coverage of gender transition procedures to also cover detransition procedures; requires certain gender clinics and insurance entities to report information regarding detransition procedures to the department of health. - Amends TCA Title 1; Title 4; Title 33; Title 56; Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.

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Right to public transparency. (a) A gender clinic operating in this state shall report statistics regarding all gender transition procedures to the department on a form provided by the department. (b) The department shall develop a form for reporting under subsection (a) and determine the statistics to be reported, which must include: (1) The date on which the gender transition procedure was prescribed or the referral was made for the gender transition procedure; (2) The age and sex of the person for whom the gender transition procedure was prescribed or the gender transition procedure referral was made; (3) For a drug prescribed as part of a gender transition procedure: (A) The name of the drug; (B) The dosage of the drug; (C) The dosage frequency and duration; and (D) The method by which the drug will be administered; (4) For a surgical procedure provided or a referral made for a surgical procedure as part of a gender transition procedure, the type of surgical procedure identified by the current procedural terminology (CPT) code; (5) The state and county of residence of the person receiving the gender transition procedure; (6) The name, contact information, and medical specialty of the healthcare professional who prescribed the gender transition procedure or made the referral for the gender transition procedure; and (7) A list of any diagnoses that the person receiving or referred for a gender transition procedure has received of neurological, behavioral, or mental health conditions.

Legislative Session

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113th General Assembly

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History

DateAction
2024-02-28Sponsor change.
2024-02-01Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
2024-01-31Introduced, Passed on First Consideration
2024-01-30Filed for introduction