Variance from or Waiver of Rule 59G-13.070 (“Petition”) on behalf of the Petitioner, CCARC, Inc. d/b/a Key Training Center. Rule 59G-13.070 of the Florida Administrative Code (“Rule”) applies to all providers of Developmental Disabilities ...  

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    AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

    Medicaid

    RULE NO.: RULE TITLE:

    59G-13.070: Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting Waiver Services

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on November 10, 2016, the Agency for Health Care Administration, received a petition for Variance from or Waiver of Rule 59G-13.070, F.A.C., (“Petition”) on behalf of the Petitioner, CCARC, Inc. d/b/a Key Training Center. Rule 59G-13.070 of the Florida Administrative Code (“Rule”) applies to all providers of Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting Waiver services who are enrolled in the Florida Medicaid program and requires that all providers of Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting Waiver services enrolled in the Florida Medicaid program be in compliance with the provisions of the Florida Medicaid Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting Waiver Services Coverage and Limitations Handbook, September 2015 (“Handbook”). Petitioner seeks a variance from or waiver of limited provisions of the Rule, which incorporates the Handbook by reference. Petitioner seeks a variance from or waiver of the Handbook provision on page 2-47, Who Can Provide Residential Habilitation (Standard), requiring direct care staff providing residential habilitation services in a licensed residential facility to have one year of experience providing direct services in a medical, psychiatric, nursing, child care setting, or working with persons who have a developmental disability; or at least 120 hours of direct services to recipients with complex behavior problems, as defined in APD’s Rule 65G-4.010(3)(b), F.A.C. Interested persons or agencies may submit written comments on the Petition within fourteen (14) days after publication of this notice.

    A copy of the Petition for Variance or Waiver may be obtained by contacting: Richard J. Shoop, Agency Clerk, Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop #3, Tallahassee, Florida 32308, Richard.shoop@ahca.myflorida.com, (850)412-3689.

     

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Contact:
Richard J. Shoop, Agency Clerk, Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop #3, Tallahassee, Florida 32308, Richard.shoop@ahca.myflorida.com, (850)412-3689.
Related Rules: (1)
59G-13.070.