18-001172CON Orlando Health, Inc., D/B/A Arnold Palmer Medical Center vs. Agency For Health Care Administration
 Status: Closed
Recommended Order on Wednesday, December 26, 2018.


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Summary: Arnold Palmer Medical Center failed to oestablish need for its proposed pediatric heart transplant program.

1STATE OF FLORIDA '

5AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

10ORLANDO HEALTH, INC. d/ b/ a 2019 M1 29 P 4: 19

22ARNOLD PALMER MEDICAL CENTER,

26Petitioner, CASE NO. 18- 1172CON

31AHCA NO. 2018002616

340 RENDITION NO.: ARCA- 1 -() Ogoi- FOF- CON

43STATE OF FLORIDA, AGENCY FOR

48HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION,

51Respondent.

52FINAL ORDER

54This case was referred to the Division of Administrative Hearings ( DOAH) where the

68assigned Administrative Law Judge ( ALJ), W. David Watkins, conducted a formal

80administrative hearing. At issue in this proceeding is whether the Agency for Health Care

94Administration (" AHCA" or " Agency") should approve the Certificate of Need (" CON")

109application filed by Petitioner to establish a new pediatric heart transplant (" PHT") in AHCA

125Organ Transplant Service Area (" OTSA") 3. The Recommended Order entered on December

13926, 2018 is attached to this final order and incorporated herein by reference.

152RULINGS ON EXCEPTIONS

155The parties did not file any exceptions to the Recommended Order.

166FINDINGS OF FACT

169The Agency hereby adopts the findings of fact set forth in the Recommended Order.

183CONCLUSIONS OF LAW

186The Agency hereby adopts the conclusions of law set forth in the Recommended Order.

200ORDER

201Based upon the foregoing, Petitioner's CON application no. 10518 is hereby denied. The

214parties shall govern themselves accordingly.

219DONE and ORDERED this Qt._ day of , 2019, in Tallahassee, Florida.

230AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

235NOTICE OF RIGHT TO JUDICIAL REVIEW

241A PARTY WHO IS ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY THIS FINAL ORDER IS ENTITLED TO

254A JUDICIAL REVIEW WHICH SHALL BE INSTITUTED BY FILING ONE COPY OF A

267NOTICE OF APPEAL WITH THE AGENCY CLERK OF AHCA, AND A SECOND COPY

280ALONG WITH THE FILING FEE AS PRESCRIBED BY LAW, WITH THE DISTRICT

292COURT OF APPEAL IN THE APPELLATE DISTRICT WHERE THE AGENCY

302MAINTAINS ITS HEADQUARTERS OR WHERE A PARTY RESIDES. REVIEW

311PROCEEDINGS SHALL BE CONDUCTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FLORIDA

320APPELLATE RULES. THE NOTICE OF APPEAL MUST BE FILED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF

333RENDITION OF THE ORDER TO BE REVIEWED.

340CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

343I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Final Order has

358been furnished by the method indicated to the persons named below on this ;t_,r?J..--;;; of

375__ __ , 2019.

3787

379. HOOP, Ag ncy Clerk

384Agency for Health Care Administration

3892727 Mahan Drive, MS #3

394Tallahassee, Florida 32308-5403

397(850) 412-3630

399COPIES FURNISHED TO:

402Honorable W. David Watkins

406Administrative Law Judge

409Division of Administrative Hearings

413The DeSoto Building

4161230 Apalachee Parkway

419Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3060

422(via electronic filing)

425Karen A. Putnal, Esquire

429Jon C. Moyle, Esquire

433Moyle Law Firm, P .A.

438118 North Gadsden Street

442Tallahassee, Florida 32301

445(via electronic mail to kputnal@moylelaw.com and

451jmoyle@moylelaw.com)

452Richard J. Saliba, Esquire

456D. Carlton Enfinger II, Esquire

461Kevin M. Marker, Esquire

465Assistant General Counsels

468(via electronic mail to Richard.Saliba@ahca.myflorida.com,

473Carlton.Enfinger@ahca.myflorida.com, and Kevin.Marker@ahca.myflorida.com)

476Marisol Fitch

478Certificate of Need Unit

482(via electronic mail to Marisol.Fitch@ahca.myflorida.com)

487Jan Mills

489Facilities Intake Unit

492(via electronic mail to Janice.Mills@ahca.myflorida.com)

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Proceedings
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Date: 01/31/2019
Proceedings: Agency Final Order filed.
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Date: 01/30/2019
Proceedings: Agency Final Order
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Date: 12/26/2018
Proceedings: Recommended Order
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Date: 12/26/2018
Proceedings: Recommended Order cover letter identifying the hearing record referred to the Agency.
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Date: 12/26/2018
Proceedings: Recommended Order (hearing held June 19-22 and 25-28, 2018). CASE CLOSED.
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Date: 12/26/2018
Proceedings: Transmittal letter from Claudia Llado forwarding Petitioner's for in Camera Inspection Huron Report to Petitioner.
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Date: 08/24/2018
Proceedings: Agency for Health Care Administration's Proposed Recommended Order filed.
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Date: 08/24/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Filing Proposed Recommended Order filed.
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Date: 07/10/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Filing Transcript.
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Date: 07/09/2018
Proceedings: Agency for Health Care Administration's Objections to Orlando Health, Inc.'s Depositions entered into Evidence at Final Hearing filed.
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Date: 07/09/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health's Statement regarding Objections to Admission of AHCA Exhibits 46 and 47 filed.
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Date: 07/09/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Filing Officially Recognized Florida Administrative Rule History filed.
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Date: 06/18/2018
Proceedings: Order.
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Date: 06/18/2018
Proceedings: Agency's Notice of Filing Amended Exhibit List filed.
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Date: 06/18/2018
Proceedings: Agency's Notice of Objection to Cassandra Smith-Fields' Purported Rebuttal Testimony filed.
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Date: 06/18/2018
Proceedings: Agency's Response to Orlando Health's Motion for Leave to Present Rebuttal Testimony filed.
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Date: 06/18/2018
Proceedings: Agency's Response to Orlando Health's Motion in Limine filed.
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Date: 06/14/2018
Proceedings: Second Order on Motion to Compel and for Protective Order.
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Date: 06/14/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health's Motion for Leave to Present Rebuttal Testimony filed.
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Date: 06/14/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Appearance filed.
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Date: 06/13/2018
Proceedings: Petitioner's For in Camera Inspection filed Huron Report (not available for viewing).
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Date: 06/12/2018
Proceedings: Joint Prehearing Statement and Stipulation filed.
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Date: 06/12/2018
Proceedings: Order on Motion to Compel and for Protective Order.
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Date: 06/11/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health's Motion in Limine filed.
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Date: 06/08/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Amended Motion for Protective Order and Response to AHCA Motion to Compel filed.
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Date: 06/07/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Motion for Protective Order and Response to AHCA Motion to Compel filed.
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Date: 06/07/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Notice of Intent to Use Data Summary filed.
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Date: 06/06/2018
Proceedings: Agency's Notice of Taking Telephonic Deposition (Cassandra Smith-Fields) filed.
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Date: 06/01/2018
Proceedings: Agency's Notice of Continuing Deposition (Cassandra Smith-Fields) filed.
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Date: 05/31/2018
Proceedings: Agency's Motion to Compel Document Production filed.
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Date: 05/30/2018
Proceedings: The Agency for Health Care Administration's Amended Final Witness List filed.
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Date: 05/24/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Notice of Taking Deposition Duces Tecum of Jay Fricker, M.D. filed.
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Date: 05/24/2018
Proceedings: Orland Health, Inc.'s Notice of Taking Deposition Duces Tecum of Taylor Genuardi filed.
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Date: 05/24/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Notice of Taking Deposition Duces Tecum of Heather Cinca filed.
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Date: 05/23/2018
Proceedings: Agency's Notice of Taking Deposition (Fricker, perpetuation) filed.
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Date: 05/23/2018
Proceedings: Agency's Notice of Taking Deposition (Cinca, perpetuation) filed.
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Date: 05/18/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Taking Deposition (Bharat Datt) filed.
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Date: 05/15/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Notice of Taking Deposition Duces Tecum of Marisol Fitch filed.
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Date: 05/09/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Notice of Taking Deposition Duces Tecum of Biagio Pietra, MD filed.
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Date: 05/09/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Notice of Taking Deposition Duces Tecum of Timothy Bantle filed.
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Date: 05/09/2018
Proceedings: Orlando health, Inc.'s Notice of Taking Deposition Duces Tecum of Michael Weiss, MD filed.
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Date: 05/09/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Notice of Taking Deposition Duces Tecum of Shelley Collins, MD filed.
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Date: 05/09/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Notice of Taking Deposition Duces Tecum of Jean Osbrach filed.
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Date: 05/09/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Notice of Taking Deposition Duces Tecum of Stephan Moore filed.
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Date: 05/07/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Amended Final Witness List filed.
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Date: 05/02/2018
Proceedings: The Agency for Health Care Administration's Notice of Cancellation of Deposition filed.
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Date: 04/30/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Responses and Objections to AHCA's Second Request for Production of Documents filed.
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Date: 04/30/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Notice of Service of Responses to AHCA's Second Interogatories filed.
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Date: 04/27/2018
Proceedings: Agency for Health Care Administration's Notice of Taking Deposition (Harun Fakioglu, M.D.) filed.
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Date: 04/26/2018
Proceedings: Agency's Notice of Taking Depositions filed.
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Date: 04/24/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Final Witness List filed.
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Date: 04/24/2018
Proceedings: The Agency for Health Care Administration's Final Witness List filed.
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Date: 04/18/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Supplemental Preliminary Witness List filed.
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Date: 04/13/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Responses to AHCA's First Request for Admissions filed.
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Date: 04/13/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Responses and Objections to AHCA's First Request for Production of Documents filed.
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Date: 04/13/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Notice of Service of Responses to AHCA's First Interrogatories filed.
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Date: 04/11/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health Inc.'s Third Request for Production of Documents to Agency for Health Care Administration filed.
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Date: 04/10/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Preliminary Witness List filed.
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Date: 04/10/2018
Proceedings: The Agency for Health Care Administration's Preliminary Witness List filed.
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Date: 04/09/2018
Proceedings: Agency for Health Care Administration's Responses to Orlando Health, Inc., d/b/a Arnold Palmer Medical Center's Second Request for Production filed.
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Date: 04/09/2018
Proceedings: Agency for Health Care Administration's Responses to Orlando Health, Inc., d/b/a Arnold Palmer Medical Center's First Request for Production filed.
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Date: 04/09/2018
Proceedings: The Agency for Health Care Administration's Responses to Orlando Health, Inc. d/b/a Arnold Palmer Medical Center's First Request to Admit filed.
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Date: 04/09/2018
Proceedings: Agency for Health Care Administration's Notice of Service of Responses to Orlando Health, Inc., dba Arnold Palmer Medical Center's First Set of Interrogatories to ACHA filed.
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Date: 04/06/2018
Proceedings: Order of Pre-hearing Instructions.
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Date: 03/30/2018
Proceedings: Agency's Notice of Service of Second Set of Interrogatories to Orlando Health, Inc. d/b/a Arnold Palmer Medical Center filed.
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Date: 03/30/2018
Proceedings: The Agency for Health Care Administration's Second Request for Production of Documents to Orlando Health, Inc. d/b/a Arnold Palmer Medical Center filed.
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Date: 03/30/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Filing Joint Proposed Order of Prehearing Instructions filed.
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Date: 03/19/2018
Proceedings: Order Requesting Proposed Order of Pre-hearing Instructions.
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Date: 03/19/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Hearing (hearing set for June 19 through 22 and 26 through 29, 2018; 9:30 a.m.; Tallahassee, FL).
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Date: 03/19/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Appearance (Richard Saliba) filed.
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Date: 03/16/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Notice of Availability for Commencement of Final Hearing on June 19, 2018 filed.
Date: 03/15/2018
Proceedings: CASE STATUS: Motion Hearing Held.
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Date: 03/14/2018
Proceedings: Agency's Notice of Service of First Set of Interrogatories to Orlando Health, Inc. d/b/a Arnold Palmer Medical Center filed.
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Date: 03/14/2018
Proceedings: The Agency for Health Care Administration's First Request for Production of Documents to Orlando Health, Inc. d/b/a Arnold Palmer Medical Center filed.
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Date: 03/14/2018
Proceedings: The Agency for Health Care Administration's First Request for Admissions filed.
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Date: 03/14/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Motion Hearing (Motion hearing set for March 15, 2018; 1:30 p.m.; Tallahassee, FL).
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Date: 03/13/2018
Proceedings: Agency's Request for Hearing on Pending Motion regarding the Scheduling of the Final Hearing filed.
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Date: 03/13/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Response to AHCA Motion for Abeyance filed.
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Date: 03/12/2018
Proceedings: Agency's Response to Initial Order and Motion regarding the scheduling of the Final Hearing filed.
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Date: 03/12/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc. d/b/a Arnold Palmer Medical Center Response to Initial Order filed.
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Date: 03/08/2018
Proceedings: Notice of Appearance filed.
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Date: 03/08/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s First Request for Production of Documents to Agency for Health Care Administration filed.
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Date: 03/08/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Notice of Service of First Interrogatories, First Requests to Admit, and First Request for Production of Documents to Agency for Health Care Administration filed.
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Date: 03/08/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s First Request to Admit filed.
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Date: 03/06/2018
Proceedings: Initial Order.
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Date: 03/05/2018
Proceedings: Decisions on Batched Applications filed.
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Date: 03/05/2018
Proceedings: Orlando Health, Inc.'s Petition for Formal Administrative Hearing filed.
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Date: 03/05/2018
Proceedings: Notice (of Agency referral) filed.

Case Information

Judge:
W. DAVID WATKINS
Date Filed:
03/05/2018
Date Assignment:
03/05/2018
Last Docket Entry:
01/31/2019
Location:
Tallahassee, Florida
District:
Northern
Agency:
Other
Suffix:
CON
 

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