The purpose of the proposed rule amendment is to incorporate changes in the authorizing statute and revise technical errors and update references.  

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    AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

    Health Facility and Agency Licensing

    RULE NO.:RULE TITLE:

    59A-4.1295Additional Standards for Homes That Admit Children 0 Through 20 Years of Age

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of the proposed rule amendment is to incorporate changes in the authorizing statute and revise technical errors and update references.

    SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: The Agency proposes to amend Rule 59A-4.1295, F.A.C., which includes technical changes, clarification of requirements for the approval to initiate, expand or suspend pediatric services, repeal staffing requirements that are in conflict with Ch. 400, F.S., and provides reference to the rule containing the Florida Building Code for all new construction including renovation, additions and modifications, and removal of language as required by statutory changes.

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 400.23 FS.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 400.23 FS.

    IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:

    DATE AND TIME: March 24, 2016, 9:30 a.m. ‒ 11:30 a.m.

    PLACE: Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Building 3, Conference Room C, Tallahassee, Florida 32308

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Terrosa Buie, Long Term Care Unit, Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop #33, Tallahassee, Florida 32308 or via email: LTCStaff@ahca.myflorida.com

    THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.

Document Information

Subject:
The Agency proposes to amend Rule 59A-4.1295, F.A.C., which includes technical changes, clarification of requirements for the approval to initiate, expand or suspend pediatric services, repeal staffing requirements that are in conflict with Ch. 400, F.S., and provides reference to the rule containing the Florida Building Code for all new construction including renovation, additions and modifications, and removal of language as required by statutory changes.
Purpose:
The purpose of the proposed rule amendment is to incorporate changes in the authorizing statute and revise technical errors and update references.
Rulemaking Authority:
400.23
Law:
400.23
Contact:
Terrosa Buie, Long Term Care Unit, Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop #33, Tallahassee, Florida 32308 or via email at LTCStaff@ahca.myflorida.com.
Related Rules: (1)
59A-4.1295. Additional Standards for Homes That Admit Children 0 Through 20 Years of Age