This chapter shall apply to all health care liability claims in this state, regardless of whether or how they are covered by medical professional liability insurance. This chapter shall not apply to the state or those employed by the state to the extent that their health care liability is not covered by an insurance entity.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 56-54-104

  • Health care liability: means an actual or alleged negligent act, error, or omission in providing or failing to provide health care services. See Tennessee Code 56-54-103
  • 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