Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-08-07-.03 - PARTICIPATION OF PROVIDERS

(1) To be eligible to participate in this program, a residential home for the aged must meet all of the following requirements, both at the time of application and during continued participation:
(a) Be currently licensed by the Board as a residential home for the aged;
(b) Be located in counties specified in T.C.A. §§ 12-4-320;
(c) Have been free, for 1 year, of any disciplinary sanction ordered by either the Commissioner or the Board (such as a suspension of admissions, a probated license, or a license subject to special conditions);
(d) Be in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973;
(e) Be free of current deficiencies which endanger or restrict the rights of a resident;
(f) Provide the Department with such data and information as is necessary to evaluate the effectiveness of the program to include a quarterly report which describes how the expenditures improve the Quality of Care and Services in Tennessee Residential Homes for the Aged. These expenditures must be for services on care above what the regulations require as mandatory.
(g) Have the operator or responsible attendant participate in all Department or Board sponsored training programs which are made available without charge;
(h) Accept the eligible resident's income and the State's reimbursement as payment in full for the residential home's services and neither accept any payment for its services from any other person on behalf of the resident, nor attempt to hold any other person as responsible or liable for the cost of these services.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-08-07-.03
Original rule filed June 7, 1974; effective July 7, 1974. Repeal and new rule filed January 13, 1987; effective February 27, 1987. Amendment filed June 20, 1988; effective September 28, 1988. Amendment filed December 4, 1992; effective January 19, 1993.Amendment filed August 23, 2006;effective November 6, 2006.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 4-5-201 et seq.,4-5-2024-5-204, 68-11-209, and 12-4-320 (Public Acts of 1986, chapter 927).

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