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Law Number

Tenn. Code Ann. 63-6-230

Summary Title

Retired Physicians Can Practice Medicine in Pro Bono Setting


A retired physician or physician with an inactive license can perform services without compensation for individuals who seek treatment at a nonprofit organization.

Full Title

Inactive licenses to perform pro bono services

Full Text

The board of medical examiners shall establish by rule an inactive license category that allows physicians to perform services without compensation only for those persons receiving services from organizations that have received a determination of exemption under § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, codified in 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(3). Such inactive license category shall not authorize any other practice of medicine.