Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-20-11-.01 - INTRODUCTION
The Department is committed to assuring all Tennesseans have access to quality, affordable health care. The Department will support and facilitate the placement of primary care physicians and physician specialists in accordance with the criteria outlined in these rules. Physicians who are placed must provide medical care to underserved Tennesseans. The Department is positioned to cooperate with and assist any federal agency in its sponsoring and review of requests to waive the foreign residency requirement on behalf of health care physicians holding J-1 visas who will practice in an acceptable location.
Authority: T.C.A. §§ 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 68-1-103, and Public Acts of 2003; Chapter 117.
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