Tennessee Health Services and Facilities Report: April 2018 Newsletter

The Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency ("HSDA") is responsible for regulating the health care industry in Tennessee through the Certificate of Need Program. A Certificate of Need ("CON") is a permit for the establishment or modification of a health care institution, facility or service at a designated location. The CON program assures that health […]

Bump stock ban proposal fails in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — An effort by Democratic lawmakers to ban bump stocks in Tennessee has failed. Bump stocks are devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to mimic the rapid fire of machine guns. Some Tennessee Senate leaders had come out in support of President Donald Trump’s push to ban bump stocks after a gunman used the […]