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Tennessee SB1223

Hospitals and Health Care Facilities - As enacted, requires that certain ICF/MR beds be initially filled by persons exiting developmental centers and upon the death of the person who exited the developmental center, the bed may be filled by individuals from the home and community based services (HCBS) waiver waiting list for individuals with intellectual disabilities, subject to the individual's freedom of choice and pursuant to a process established and administered by the department of intellectual and developmental disabilities (DIDD) in order to ensure that such placement is the most integrated and cost-effective setting appropriate. - Amends TCA Section 71-5-105.