Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-12-01-.07 - INSURANCE COVERAGE

(1) All ambulance services and invalid vehicle services operating pursuant to Chapter 140 of Title 68, Tennessee Code Annotated shall maintain for each vehicle owned, and/or operated as an ambulance or invalid vehicle, insurance for vehicular liability coverage of not less than the minimum limits which are set forth in T.C.A. § 29-20-403.
(2) All emergency medical services, first response units and ambulance services shall maintain coverage for negligence (malpractice) or professional liability of not less than three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000) per occurrence.
(3) Each ambulance service and invalid vehicle transport service shall maintain general or professional liability coverage for claims arising in transfer of persons to and from their conveyance, and during transport of not less than three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000) per occurrence.
(4) Evidence that such insurance is in force and effect shall be furnished to the Division of Emergency Medical Services by the insurer upon application, license renewal, and upon request.
(a) Each service shall list the insurance agent, address, telephone number and each carrier and each policy number for insurance required under paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) upon initial and renewal applications, and shall inform the Division of any changes in agent or carrier.
(b) Each service shall have the insurance agent and/or carrier submit to the Division verification of coverage in the form of either a notarized affidavit or such certificate or insurance form as shall be approved by the department of commerce and insurance or the department of health.
(c) Local government or state entities maintaining coverage under Governmental Tort Liability limits or self insurance programs may demonstrate compliance by submitting to the Division a letter verifying such coverage or alternate limits applicable to paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) attested by the chief risk management official, listing the address and telephone number and claims procedures.
(5) Air ambulance services shall comply with liability coverage required by the Federal Aviation Administration for air taxi operators, and malpractice and professional liability coverage at not less than three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000) per occurrence. Air ambulance services shall verify coverage as described in paragraph (4).


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-12-01-.07
Original rule filed February 8, 1983; effective May 16, 1983. Amendment filed November 30, 1984; effective February 12, 1985. Amendment filed December 7, 1993; effective February 20, 1994. Repeal and new rule filed December 16, 2005; effective March 1, 2006.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 4-5-202, 68-140-504, and 68-140-507.

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