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Bills Signed by the Governor, 5/20/13

Here’s a list of bills recently signed into law by Gov. Bill Haslam, as provided by his communications office on May 20, 2013.
Senate Bill No. 1292 (Tracy)
This bill specifies that physician-hospital organizations and any other provider may accept risk from an HMO provided that the HMO remains contractually responsible to its enrollees.
(Passed Senate 32-0; Passed House 85-0)
Senate Bill No. 1245 (Hensley)
This bill states that if a nursing home is more than 90 days delinquent in paying an installment of its annual assessment fee, the commissioner of Health shall initiate proceedings to suspend admissions to the facility.
(Passed Senate 28-3; Passed House 92-0)

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