The Agency proposes to establish a rule consistent with provisions of Section 400.967(2), Florida Statutes, which became effective May 7, 1999. The legislation provides for the development of rules regarding specific criteria including minimum ...  

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    AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

    Health Facility and Agency Licensing

    RULE NOS.:RULE TITLES:

    59A-26.001Purpose and Intent

    59A-26.002Definitions

    59A-26.003License Required

    59A-26.004Classification of Deficiencies

    59A-26.005Licensure Procedure, Fees and Exemptions

    59A-26.006Responsibilities for Operation

    59A-26.007Fiscal Standards

    59A-26.008Admission Policies and Requirements

    59A-26.009Personnel Standards

    59A-26.010Training, Habilitation, Active Treatment Professional, and Special Programs and Services

    59A-26.011Dietary Services

    59A-26.012Dental Services

    59A-26.013Psychological Services

    59A-26.014Drugs and Pharmaceutical Services

    59A-26.015Administration of Medications to ICF/DD Residents by Unlicensed Medication Assistants

    59A-26.017Training and Validation Required for Unlicensed Medication Assistants

    59A-26.018Plant Maintenance and Housekeeping

    59A-26.019Fire Protection, Life Safety, Systems Failure and External Emergency Communication

    59A-26.020Plans Submission and Fees Required

    59A-26.021Physical Plant Codes and Standards for ICF/DD

    59A-26.022Construction and Physical Environment Standards

    59A-26.023Disaster Preparedness

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Agency proposes to establish a rule consistent with provisions of Section 400.967(2), Florida Statutes, which became effective May 7, 1999. The legislation provides for the development of rules regarding specific criteria including minimum standards of program development and quality of care of Intermediate Care Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled.

    SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Specific criteria pertaining to licensure requirements including procedures for licensing, fees and exemptions, classification of deficiencies, responsibility of operation, fiscal standards, fiscal prohibitions, kickbacks and referrals, admission policies, personnel standards, training, habilitation, active treatment professional and specific program services, dietary, dental and psychological standards, drugs and pharmaceutical services, administration of medications by unlicensed direct care service staff , including training and validation of the unlicensed medication assistants, plant maintenance and housekeeping, fire protection, life safety, systems failure, and external communications, plans submission and fee requirements, physical environment standards and disaster preparedness for Intermediate Care Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled.

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 400.967(2)FS.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 400.967 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: July 10, 2013, 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.

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

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Jacquie Williams, Agency for Health Care, Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop #33, Tallahassee, Florida 32308, jacqueline.williams@ahca.myflorida.com

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Subject:
Specific criteria pertaining to licensure requirements including procedures for licensing, fees and exemptions, classification of deficiencies, responsibility of operation, fiscal standards, fiscal prohibitions, kickbacks and referrals, admission policies, personnel standards, training, habilitation, active treatment professional and specific program services, dietary, dental and psychological standards, drugs and pharmaceutical services, administration of medications by unlicensed direct care ...
Purpose:
The Agency proposes to establish a rule consistent with provisions of Section 400.967(2), Florida Statutes, which became effective May 7, 1999. The legislation provides for the development of rules regarding specific criteria including minimum standards of program development and quality of care of Intermediate Care Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled.
Rulemaking Authority:
400.967(2)
Law:
400.967, F.S.
Contact:
Jacquie Williams, Agency for Health Care, Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop #33, Tallahassee, Florida 32308, jacqueline.williams@ahca.myflorida.com
Related Rules: (15)
59A-26.001.
59A-26.002.
59A-26.003.
59A-26.004.
59A-26.005.
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