Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0880-02-.17 - CONSUMER RIGHT-TO-KNOW REQUIREMENTS

(1) Malpractice Reporting Threshold - The threshold amount below which medical malpractice judgments, awards or settlements in which payments are awarded to complaining parties need not be reported pursuant to the "Health Care Consumer Right-To-Know-Act of 1998" shall be seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000).
(2) Criminal Conviction Reporting Requirements - For purposes of the "Health Care Consumer Right-To-Know-Act of 1998" the following criminal convictions must be reported:
(a) Conviction of any felony; and
(b) Conviction or adjudication of guilt of any misdemeanor, regardless of its classification, in which any element of the misdemeanor involves any one or more of the following:
1. Sex.
2. Alcohol or drugs.
3. Physical injury or threat of injury to any person.
4. Abuse or neglect of any minor, spouse or the elderly.
5. Fraud or theft.
(c) If any misdemeanor conviction reported under this rule is ordered expunged, a copy of the order of expungement signed by the judge must be submitted to the Department before the conviction will be expunged from any profile.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0880-02-.17
New Rule filed October 30, 1998; effective January 13, 1999.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 63-6-101, and 63-51-101, et seq.

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