No timetable for Tenn. House vote on compounding bill

The Tennessee House has yet to schedule a vote on a bill approved by senators to allow providers to obtain compounded treatments during shortages without a patient-specific prescription. The state Department of Health acknowledges the hardship of balancing efforts to ease shortages with measures to ensure patient safety, said Dr. David Reagan, the state's chief medical officer. The measure is neither endorsed nor opposed by the department, Reagan said.

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