Tennessee Code Annotated

Title 71: Welfare

Chapter 5: Programs and Services for Poor Persons

Part 1: Medical Assistance Act

TCA 71-5-119: Discrimination prohibited.

(a)  No discrimination shall be practiced or asserted against any applicant for or recipient of medical assistance under this chapter on the basis of race, color or national origin.

(b)  The furnishing of care and services under this part to any applicant or recipient of medical assistance shall not be delayed or denied on the basis of race, color or national origin.

History: [Acts 1968, ch. 551, § 19; T.C.A., § 14-1919; Acts 1982, ch. 730, § 17; T.C.A., § 14-23-119.]