15-001903CON Lakeland Oaks Nh, Llc vs. Eighth Florida Living Options, Llc; Hsp Citrus, Llc; Florida Presbyterian Homes, Inc.; And Lakeland Investors, Llc
 Status: Closed
Recommended Order on Monday, February 22, 2016.


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Summary: On balance, under applicable criteria, the evidence showed that the CON application of the preliminarily-approved applicant should be approved for the establishment of a 120-bed nursing home in Polk County, Florida.

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2STATE OF FLORIDA

5AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

10HIS 1 - 3

14EIGHTH FLORIDA LIVING OPTIONS,

18LLC,

19Petitioner, CASE NO. 15- 1897CON

24AHCA NO. 2015002634

27V. NC.: AHCA - ~ U - Q'' I$ FOI- OLC

38RENDITION

39LAKELAND OAKS NH, LLC and

44STATE OF FLORIDA, AGENCY FOR

49HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION,

52Respondents.

53LAKELAND OAKS NH, LLC,

57Petitioner, CASE NO. 15- 1903CON

62AHCA NO. 2015003333

65V.

66EIGHTH FLORIDA LIVING OPTIONS,

70LLC,

71Respondent.

72FINAL ORDER

74This case was referred to the Division of Administrative Hearings ( DOAH) where the

88assigned Administrative Law Judge ( ALJ), James H. Peterson III, conducted a formal

101administrative hearing. At issue in this proceeding is which Certificate of Need (" CON")

116application seeking to approve a new 120- bed community nursing home in District 6- 5, Polk

132County, Florida, best satisfies the statutory and rule criteria for approval. The Recommended

145Order entered on February 22, 2016 is attached to this final order and incorporated herein by

161reference.

162I

163RULINGS ON EXCEPTIONS

166Neither party filed any exceptions to the Recommended Order.

175FINDINGS OF FACT

178The Agency hereby adopts the findings of fact set forth in the Recommended Order.

192CONCLUSIONS OF LAW

195The Agency hereby adopts the conclusions of law set forth in the Recommended Order.

209ORDER

210Based upon the foregoing, Lakeland Oaks NH, LLC's CON application no. 10309 is

223hereby approved and Eighth Florida Living Options, LLC's CON application no. 10303 is

236hereby denied. The parties shall govern themselves accordingly.

244DONE and ORDERED this /.7.day of , 2016, in Tallahassee, Florida.

254ELIZABET DUDEK, SECRETARY

257AGENCY FO HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

262NOTICE OF RIGHT TO JUDICIAL REVIEW

268A PARTY WHO IS ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY THIS FINAL ORDER IS ENTITLED TO

281A JUDICIAL REVIEW WHICH SHALL BE INSTITUTED BY FILING ONE COPY OF A

294NOTICE OF APPEAL WITH THE AGENCY CLERK OF AHCA, AND A SECOND COPY

307ALONG WITH THE FILING FEE AS PRESCRIBED BY LAW, WITH THE DISTRICT

319COURT OF APPEAL IN THE APPELLATE DISTRICT WHERE THE AGENCY

329MAINTAINS ITS HEADQUARTERS OR WHERE A PARTY RESIDES. REVIEW

338PROCEEDINGS SHALL BE CONDUCTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FLORIDA

347APPELLATE RULES. THE NOTICE OF APPEAL MUST BE FILED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF

360RENDITION OF THE ORDER TO BE REVIEWED.

367CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

370I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Final Order has

385been furnished by the method indicated to the persons named below on this • /3£ day of

402. ztxri ,2016.

405OOP,Agen

407Agency for Health Care Administration

4122727 Mahan Drive, MS #3

417Tallahassee, Florida 32308-5403

420(850) 412-3630

422COPIES FURNISHED TO:

425Honorable James H. Peterson III

430Administrative Law Judge

433Division of Administrative Hearings

437(via electronic filing)

440Jay Adams, Esquire

443Broad and Cassel

446215 South Monroe Street, Suite 400

452Tallahassee, Florida 32301

455(via electronic mail to jadams@broadandcassel.com)

460Frank P. Rainer, Esquire

464Broad and Cassel

467215 South Monroe Street, Suite 400

473Tallahassee, Florida 32301

476(via electronic mail to frainer@broadandcassel.com)

481Seann M. Frazier, Esquire

485Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs, LLP

491215 South Monroe Street, Suite 750

497Tallahassee, Florida 32301

500(via electronic mail to sfrazier@phrd.com)

505Jonathan L. Rue, Esquire

509Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs, LLP

515303 Peachtree Street Northeast

519Suite 3600

521Atlanta, Florida 30308

524(via electronic mail to jrue@phrd,com)

530Richard J. Saliba, Esquire

534Kevin M. Marker, Esquire

538Assistant General Counsels

541(via email)

543Molly McKinstry

545Health Quality Assurance

548(via email)

550Jan Mills

552Facilities Intake Unit

555(via email)

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Date
Proceedings
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Date: 04/28/2016
Proceedings: Agency Final Order filed.
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Date: 04/13/2016
Proceedings: Agency Final Order
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Date: 02/22/2016
Proceedings: Recommended Order
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Date: 02/22/2016
Proceedings: Recommended Order cover letter identifying the hearing record referred to the Agency.
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Date: 02/22/2016
Proceedings: Recommended Order (hearing held October 27 through 29, and November 2, 5, and 10, 2015). CASE CLOSED.
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Date: 02/01/2016
Proceedings: Notice of Agency Adoption of the Proposed Recommended Order Submitted by Lakeland Oaks NH, LLC filed.
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Date: 02/01/2016
Proceedings: Lakeland Oaks NH, LLC's Proposed Recommended Order filed.
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Date: 02/01/2016
Proceedings: Eighth Florida Living Options' Proposed Recommended Order filed.
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Date: 01/12/2016
Proceedings: Order Granting Extension of Time.
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Date: 01/11/2016
Proceedings: Eighth Florida Living Options, LLC's Motion to Extend Time for Filing Proposed Recommended Orders filed.
Date: 11/23/2015
Proceedings: Transcript of Proceedings (not available for viewing) filed.
Date: 10/27/2015
Proceedings: CASE STATUS: Hearing Held.
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Date: 10/26/2015
Proceedings: Prehearing Stipulation filed.
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Date: 10/26/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Appearance of Counsel (Kevin Marker) filed.
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Date: 10/14/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Telephonic Status Conference (status conference set for October 20, 2015; 10:00 a.m.).
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Date: 10/05/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Taking Deposition Duces Tecum (of Kevin Bessolo) filed.
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Date: 10/02/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Taking Deposition Duces Tecum (of Marisol Fitch) filed.
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Date: 09/25/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Taking Deposition Duces Tecum (of Steve Jones) filed.
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Date: 09/25/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Taking Deposition Duces Tecum (of Sharon Gordon-Girvin) filed.
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Date: 09/25/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Appearance filed.
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Date: 09/25/2015
Proceedings: Eighth Florida Living Options, LLC's Amended Notice of Taking Deposition (of Mark Miller and Robert Hill) filed.
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Date: 09/17/2015
Proceedings: Order Granting Continuance and Re-scheduling Hearing (hearing set for October 27 through 29, November 2, 5 and 10, 2015; 9:00 a.m.; Tallahassee, FL).
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Date: 09/14/2015
Proceedings: Eighth Florida Living Options, LLC's Motion to Reschedule Final Hearing filed.
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Date: 09/14/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Serving Lakeland Oaks NH, LLC's Answers and Objections to Eighth Florida Living Options, LLC's First Interrogatories filed.
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Date: 09/14/2015
Proceedings: Lakeland Oaks NH, LLC's Responses and Objections to Eighth Florida Living Options, LLC's First Request for Production filed.
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Date: 09/08/2015
Proceedings: Eighth Florida Living Options, LLC's Notice of Taking Deposition of Mark Miller and Robert Hill) filed.
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Date: 08/21/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Taking Deposition of D Franklin, K Broom and K Edel filed.
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Date: 08/13/2015
Proceedings: Eighth Florida Living Options, LLC's Notice of Service of Interrogatories filed.
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Date: 08/13/2015
Proceedings: Eighth Florida Living Options, LLC's First Request for Production from Lakeland Oaks NH, LLC, filed.
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Date: 08/10/2015
Proceedings: Response to the Agencys First Request for Production filed.
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Date: 07/16/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Cancellation of October 2, 2015, Hearing Date.
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Date: 07/14/2015
Proceedings: Agency's Response to Request for Production filed.
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Date: 07/14/2015
Proceedings: The Agency for Health Care Administration's Notice of Service of Responses to Eighth Florida Living Options, LLC's First Set of Interrogatories filed.
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Date: 07/10/2015
Proceedings: Lakeland Oaks NH, LLC's Final Witness List filed.
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Date: 07/10/2015
Proceedings: Eighth Florida Living Options, LLC's Final Witness List filed.
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Date: 07/02/2015
Proceedings: Lakeland Oaks NH, LLC's Preliminary Witness List filed.
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Date: 07/01/2015
Proceedings: Agency First Request for Production to Eighth Florida Living Options, LLC, filed.
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Date: 06/30/2015
Proceedings: Eighth Florida Living Options First Request for Production of Documents from Agency for Health Care Administration filed.
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Date: 06/29/2015
Proceedings: Eighth Florida Living Options Notice of Service of its First Set of Interrogatories to Agency for Health Care Administration filed.
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Date: 06/19/2015
Proceedings: Eighth Florida Living Options' Notice of Service of Discovery Responses filed.
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Date: 06/19/2015
Proceedings: Eighth Florida Living Options' Preliminary Witness List filed.
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Date: 06/01/2015
Proceedings: Order of Pre-hearing Instructions.
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Date: 05/27/2015
Proceedings: Joint Notice of Filing Order of Pre-hearing Instructions filed.
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Date: 05/07/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Retaining Court Reporter filed.
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Date: 05/07/2015
Proceedings: The Agency for Health Care Administration's Preliminary and Final Witness List filed.
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Date: 05/07/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Hearing (hearing set for September 29 through October 2 and 6 through 9, 2015; 9:00 a.m.; Tallahassee, FL).
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Date: 05/07/2015
Proceedings: Order of Consolidation (DOAH Case Nos. 15-1897CON and 15-1903CON).
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Date: 05/04/2015
Proceedings: Lakeland Oaks NH LLC's First Request for Production of Documents to Eighth Florida Living Options, LLC filed.
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Date: 05/04/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Serving Lakeland Oaks NH LLC's First Interrogatories to Eighth Florida Living Options, LLC filed.
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Date: 04/27/2015
Proceedings: Joint Response to Initial Order filed.
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Date: 04/24/2015
Proceedings: Lakeland Oaks NH LLC's Partial Voluntary Dismissal as to CON Applications 10305 and 10308 Only filed.
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Date: 04/17/2015
Proceedings: (Agency's) Response to Initial Order filed.
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Date: 04/16/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Transfer.
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Date: 04/15/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Appearance (Karen Putnal) filed.
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Date: 04/09/2015
Proceedings: Initial Order.
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Date: 04/08/2015
Proceedings: Decisions on Batched Applications filed.
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Date: 04/08/2015
Proceedings: Lakeland Oaks NH LLC's Cross-Petition Challenging Co-batched Applicants filed.
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Date: 04/08/2015
Proceedings: Notice (of Agency referral) filed.

Case Information

Judge:
JAMES H. PETERSON, III
Date Filed:
04/08/2015
Date Assignment:
04/16/2015
Last Docket Entry:
04/28/2016
Location:
Tallahassee, Florida
District:
Northern
Agency:
Other
Suffix:
CON
 

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