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Exempt Entities

The Comptroller's Office has reviewed the notice submitted by the following entities and has found that compliance with Chapter 2 or 6 of Public Chapter 6 of the 2021 Third Extraordinary Session would result in a loss of federal funding of federally awarded or amended contracts, subcontracts, or postsecondary grants as a condition of receipt of federal funds. Exemptions will expire one year from the effective date, unless extended.

Entity Name Effective Date of Exemption Contingent Approval
Exemption Status
Accurate Energetic Systems, LLC November 16, 2021 No Suspended
Aegis Sciences Corporation November 16, 2021 No Suspended
Allpro Staffnet Limited-Liability Company November 15, 2021 No Suspended
AT&T Corp. and its affiliates and subsidiaries November 17, 2021 No Suspended
Barge Design Solutions  November 17, 2021 No Suspended
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Inc. November 12, 2021 No Suspended
Boston Government Services, LLC November 16, 2021 No Suspended
Cadre5 November 23, 2021 No Suspended
Christian Brothers University November 18, 2021 No Suspended
Citibank, N.A. November 18, 2021 No Suspended
Contego Environmental, LLC November 17, 2021 No Suspended
Cope Associates, Inc.  November 22, 2021 No Suspended
Cumberland Electric Membership Corp-Damian Maloney November 17, 2021 No Suspended
East Tennessee State University November 15, 2021 No Suspended
Efficient Energy of Tennessee, LLC November 18, 2021 No Suspended
Golden SVCS, LLC  November 17, 2021 No Suspended
Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc. November 16, 2021 No Suspended
Greater Kingsport Family YMCA November 23, 2021 No Suspended
I.C. Thomasson Associates, Inc.  November 16, 2021 No Suspended
Lincoln Memorial University November 17, 2021 No Suspended
M3 Technology Group November 19, 2021 No Suspended
Management Solutions, LLC November 18, 2021 No Suspended
Medical Education Assistance Corp dba ETSU Physicians & Assoc. November 19, 2021 No Suspended
Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency (THE) November 18, 2021 No Suspended
Newbegin Enterprises Inc.  November 22, 2021 No Suspended
Nor-Well Company, Inc.  November 19, 2021 No Suspended
PerkinElmer, Inc. November 18, 2021 No Suspended
Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. November 22, 2021 No Suspended
Rhodes College November 17, 2021 No Suspended
Richmont Graduate University November 18, 2021 No Suspended
Serenity Recovery Centers November 23, 2021 No Suspended
Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc. November 19, 2021 No Suspended
Simplify Compliance, LLC November 15, 2021 No Suspended
South Central Human Resource Agency November 18, 2021 No Suspended
Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency November 19, 2021 No Suspended
Southwest Human Resource Agency November 18, 2021 No Suspended
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital November 15, 2021 No Suspended
Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. (Stantec) November 17, 2021 No Suspended
Summers Taylor Inc November 15, 2021 No Suspended
Tennessee Association of Utility Districts November 15, 2021 No Suspended
Tennessee State University November 16, 2021 No Suspended
University of Memphis November 15, 2021 No Suspended
University of Tennessee November 12, 2021 No Suspended
UT-Battelle, LLC November 12, 2021 No Suspended
Vanderbilt University November 12, 2021 No Suspended

Medicare/Medicaid Entities

Certain Medicare or Medicaid certified providers are explicitly excluded from the requirements of Chapter 2 of Public Chapter 6; however, the following entities have also submitted a notice to the Comptroller's Office seeking an exemption. An exemption has been granted to the following entities to the extent that they require an exemption to comply with federal contracts, subcontracts, or postseconary grants as a condition of receipt of federal funds. Exemptions will expire one year from the effective date, unless extended.

Entity Name Effective Date of Exemption Contingent Approval
Exemption Status
Alive Hospice  November 16, 2021 No Suspended
Ambulatory Surgery Center of Cool Springs, LLC November 18, 2021 No Suspended
Cataract and Laser Center, LLC November 15, 2021 No Suspended
Chattanooga-Hamilton County Hospital Authority dba Erlanger Health System November 17, 2021 No Suspended
City of Martin November 16, 2021 No Suspended
Complete Express Care LLC November 18, 2021 No Suspended
Crockett County Ambulance Service November 15, 2021
No Suspended
DCI Donor Services, Inc.  November 22, 2021 No Suspended
Knoxville Eye Surgery Center, LLC November 15, 2021 No Suspended
Kofi Nuako MD PC November 19, 2021 No Suspended
Maury Regional Hospital November 19, 2021 No Suspended
Meritan, Inc November 18, 2021 No Suspended
Pace Health Care Companies, LLC November 15, 2021 No Suspended
Pioneer Pediatrics, PLLC November 18, 2021 No Suspended
Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation November 16, 2021 No Suspended
Speech Pathology Services of East TN LLC dba Radiant Comprehensive Services November 23, 2021 No Suspended
Speight Family Medical, LLC November 19, 2021 No Suspended
Starla K. Meigs, O.D. November 17, 2021 No Suspended
Tennessee State Veterans Home Board November 22, 2021 No Suspended
The Speech Language Reading Center  November 17, 2021 No Suspended
Urology Surgery Center, LP November 22, 2021 No Suspended
Washington County/Johnson City Emergency Medical Services, Inc.  November 19, 2021 No Suspended
West Tennessee Hearing and Speech Center, Inc. November 16, 2021 No Suspended
Williamson Medical Center November 19, 2021 No Suspended