Tennessee has issued revised guidance prohibiting healthcare providers from discriminating against people with disabilities even when public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic necessitate rationing of scarce resources.
WITH PROGRAMS, POLICY, AND PURPOSE,
WE ARE CREATING A SOCIETY THAT VALUES, INCLUDES,
AND SUPPORTS PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES.
The 111th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned sine die in the early hours of June 19th after the House and Senate resolved their differences on the Appropriations, Budget Implementation and Bond bills. The bills are much the same as the bills passed last week by the Senate, incorporating some of the ideas included in the House bills passed Monday. The 2021 budget is 29.5 billion dollars.