abortion laws in Tennessee
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In Tennessee, the use of telemedicine to administer medication abortion is prohibited.
Also, a patient must undergo an ultrasound before obtaining an abortion; the provider must show and describe the image to the patient.
For minors, the parent of a minor must consent before an abortion is provided.
Health plans offered in the state’s health exchange under the Affordable Care Act may not provide coverage of abortion. Public funding maybe available for abortion only in cases of life endangerment, rape, or incest.