State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
The commissioner, in consultation with the commissioner of health, shall promulgate rules and regulations to effect the development and implementation of standardized forms for all health care insurance claims made in this state. In developing the rules and regulations, the commissioner shall give consideration to requiring the use of Form UB92.
The commissioner and the commissioner of health shall develop and implement the standardized forms in consultation with the insurance companies offering for sale health care policies in this state.
The commissioner, in consultation with the commissioner of health, shall promulgate the rules and regulations pursuant to the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act, compiled in title 4, chapter 5.
All insurance companies offering for sale health care policies in this state shall require all policyholders and third party claimants to utilize the standardized forms when making a claim against any health care insurance policy in effect in this state.
As used in this section, “standardized forms” includes, but is not necessarily limited to, electronic storage systems and information.