As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires:

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 56-26-301. Part definitions

  • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce and insurance. See
  • Person: means any association, aggregate of individuals, business, company, corporation, individual, joint-stock company, Lloyds-type organization, organization, partnership, receiver, reciprocal or interinsurance exchange, trustee or society. See
  • 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

(1) “Administrator” means any person, company, corporation, partnership, association or legal entity collecting charges or premiums from, or adjusting or settling claims on, residents of this state in connection with health insurance coverage;

(2) “Charge data” means information and figures concerning the dollar amount billed by hospitals to patients on account of care, services, goods, accommodations, facilities and equipment furnished by or in a hospital; provided, that “charge data” only includes categorical information and figures and does not include information and figures concerning individual patients;

(3) “Commissioner” means the commissioner of commerce and insurance;

(4) “Hospital” means any institution, place, building or agency as defined by § Code Sec. 68-11-201″>68-11-201 and subject to the provisions of §§ 68-11-201 – 68-11-219;

(5) “Insurer” means any person authorized to transact the business of insurance under the provisions of this title; and

(6) “Major purchasers” means persons who have health insurance coverage and who consist of one hundred (100) employees or more under a group plan of insurance; or any experience rated group regardless of size.

[Acts 1980, ch. 876, § 1.]