H.B.1551. TennCare - As enacted, requires that an amendment to the existing TennCare II waiver be submitted to the federal centers for medicare and medicaid services (CMS) authorizing the bureau of TennCare to create reasonable work and community engagement requirements for able-bodied working age adult enrollees without dependent children under the age of six. - Amends TCA Title 71.

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Summary

                    AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 71, relative to imposing requirements on recipients of medical assistance.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 71, Chapter 5, Part 1, is amended by adding the following new section to be appropriately designated:

The commissioner of finance and administration is directed to submit to the federal centers for medicare and medicaid services a waiver amendment to the existing TennCare II waiver imposing reasonable work requirements upon able-bodied working age adult enrollees without dependent children under the age of six (6), and, if approved, implement the waiver amendment.
                
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                    SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.
                

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Actions

  • Comp. became Pub. Ch. 869

    Tue, May 8th 2018
  • Pub. Ch. 869

    Tue, May 8th 2018
  • Effective date(s) 05/03/2018

    Tue, May 8th 2018
  • Signed by Governor.

    Thu, May 3rd 2018
  • Transmitted to Governor for his action.

    Thu, Apr 26th 2018
  • Signed by Senate Speaker

    Tue, Apr 24th 2018
  • Signed by H. Speaker

    Mon, Apr 23rd 2018
  • Enrolled; ready for sig. of H. Speaker.

    Fri, Apr 20th 2018
  • Companion House Bill substituted

    Thu, Apr 19th 2018
  • Sponsor(s) Added.

    Thu, Apr 19th 2018
  • Senate substituted House Bill for companion Senate Bill.

    Thu, Apr 19th 2018
  • Amendment withdrawn. (Amendment 1 - SA0805)

    Thu, Apr 19th 2018
  • Amendment withdrawn. (Amendment 2 - SA0842)

    Thu, Apr 19th 2018
  • Amendment tabled (Amendment 3 - SA0843)

    Thu, Apr 19th 2018
  • Amendment withdrawn. (Amendment 4 - SA0844)

    Thu, Apr 19th 2018
  • Amendment withdrawn. (Amendment 5 - SA1079)

    Thu, Apr 19th 2018
  • Passed Senate, Ayes 23, Nays 2

    Thu, Apr 19th 2018
  • Senate Reset on calendar 4/19/18

    Wed, Apr 18th 2018
  • Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 4/19/2018

    Wed, Apr 18th 2018
  • Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 4/18/2018

    Tue, Apr 17th 2018
  • Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 4/18/2018

    Mon, Apr 16th 2018
  • Re-refer to Senate Cal. Comm.

    Thu, Mar 22nd 2018
  • Sponsor(s) Added.

    Thu, Mar 22nd 2018
  • Received from House, Passed on First Consideration

    Thu, Mar 22nd 2018
  • Placed on Senate Regular Calendar calendar for 3/22/2018

    Tue, Mar 20th 2018
  • Engrossed; ready for transmission to Sen.

    Tue, Mar 20th 2018
  • Am. tabled. (Amendment 7 - HA0896)

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • H. adopted am. (Amendment 2 - HA0833)

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • Sponsor(s) Added.

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • Passed H., as am., Ayes 72, Nays 23, PNV 0

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • Am. withdrawn. (Amendment 1 - HA0695)

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • Am. tabled. (Amendment 8 - HA0897)

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • Am. withdrawn. (Amendment 3 - HA0892)

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • Am. tabled. (Amendment 6 - HA0895)

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • Am. tabled. (Amendment 5 - HA0894)

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • Am. tabled. (Amendment 4 - HA0893)

    Mon, Mar 19th 2018
  • H. Placed on Regular Calendar for 3/19/2018

    Thu, Mar 15th 2018
  • Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Calendar Committee Ayes 8, Nays 1 PNV 0

    Wed, Mar 14th 2018
  • Placed on cal. Calendar & Rules Committee for 3/15/2018

    Wed, Mar 14th 2018
  • Rec. for pass. if am., ref. to Calendar & Rules Committee

    Tue, Mar 13th 2018
  • Sponsor(s) Added.

    Thu, Mar 8th 2018
  • Placed on Senate Health and Welfare Committee calendar for 3/14/2018

    Wed, Mar 7th 2018
  • Rec for pass if am by s/c ref. to Finance, Ways & Means Committee

    Wed, Mar 7th 2018
  • Placed on cal. Finance, Ways & Means Committee for 3/13/2018

    Wed, Mar 7th 2018
  • Action Def. in s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee to 3/7/2018

    Wed, Feb 28th 2018
  • Placed on s/c cal Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee for 3/7/2018

    Wed, Feb 28th 2018
  • Assigned to s/c Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee

    Wed, Feb 21st 2018
  • Placed on s/c cal Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee for 2/28/2018

    Wed, Feb 21st 2018
  • Rec. for pass. if am., ref. to Finance, Ways & Means Committee

    Tue, Feb 20th 2018
  • Sponsor(s) Added.

    Tue, Feb 20th 2018
  • Sponsor(s) Added.

    Thu, Feb 15th 2018
  • Sponsor(s) Added.

    Thu, Feb 15th 2018
  • Rec for pass if am by s/c ref. to Health Committee

    Wed, Feb 14th 2018
  • Placed on cal. Health Committee for 2/20/2018

    Wed, Feb 14th 2018
  • Sponsor(s) Added.

    Mon, Feb 12th 2018
  • Sponsor(s) Added.

    Wed, Feb 7th 2018
  • Placed on s/c cal Health Subcommittee for 2/14/2018

    Wed, Feb 7th 2018
  • Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Health and Welfare Committee

    Thu, Jan 25th 2018
  • Introduced, Passed on First Consideration

    Wed, Jan 24th 2018
  • Filed for introduction

    Mon, Jan 22nd 2018
  • P2C, ref. to Health Committee

    Thu, Jan 18th 2018
  • Assigned to s/c Health Subcommittee

    Thu, Jan 18th 2018
  • Intro., P1C.

    Wed, Jan 17th 2018
  • Filed for intro.

    Thu, Jan 11th 2018