The purpose of this proposed rulemaking is to create a more efficient and transparent way of identifying and updating the various resource materials that have been incorporated by reference for use with Florida’s medical reimbursement, billing, and ...  

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    DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Division of Worker’s Compensation

    RULE NO.:RULE TITLE:

    69L-8.074Materials for use throughout Rule Chapter 69L-7, F.A.C.

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this proposed rulemaking is to create a more efficient and transparent way of identifying and updating the various resource materials that have been incorporated by reference for use with Florida’s medical reimbursement, billing, and utilization rules. The new rule chapter would have the effect of avoiding potentially lengthy and unnecessary delays and of ensuring that all referenced rules are supported with the most current reference materials possible.

    SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Materials incorporated by reference into the following manuals: The Florida Workers’ Compensation Health Care Provider Reimbursement Manual; the Florida Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for Ambulatory Surgical Centers; the Florida Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for Hospitals; the Florida Workers’ Compensation Medical Services Billing, Filling and Reporting Rule.

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 440.13(4), 440.15(3)(b), (d), (f), 440.185(5), 440.20(6)(b), 440.525(2), 440.591, 440.593(5) FS.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 440.09, 440.13(2)(a), (3), (4), (6), (11), (12), (14), (16), 440.15(3)(b), (d), (f), (5), 440.185(5), (9), 440.20(6), 440.525(2), 440.593 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: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Please note that the workshop on proposed Rule 69L-8.074, F.A.C., will commence upon the conclusion of the workshop on proposed Rules 69L-7.710-7.750, F.A.C.)

    PLACE: Room 102, Hartman Building, 2012 Capital Circle Southeast, Tallahassee, Florida

    Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Eric Lloyd, (850)413-1689 or Eric.Lloyd@MyFloridacfo.com. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Eric Lloyd, Program Administrator, Division of Workers’ Compensation, Office of Medical Services, Department of Financial Services, 200 E. Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4232, (850)413-1689, Eric.Lloyd@MyFloridacfo.com

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

Document Information

Subject:
Materials incorporated by reference into the following manuals: The Florida Workers’ Compensation Health Care Provider Reimbursement Manual; the Florida Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for Ambulatory Surgical Centers; the Florida Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for Hospitals; the Florida Workers’ Compensation Medical Services Billing, Filling and Reporting Rule.
Purpose:
The purpose of this proposed rulemaking is to create a more efficient and transparent way of identifying and updating the various resource materials that have been incorporated by reference for use with Florida’s medical reimbursement, billing, and utilization rules. The new rule chapter would have the effect of avoiding potentially lengthy and unnecessary delays and of ensuring that all referenced rules are supported with the most current reference materials possible.
Rulemaking Authority:
440.13(4), 440.15(3)(b), (d), (f), 440.185(5), 440.20(6)(b), 440.525(2), 440.591, 440.593(5), F.S.
Law:
440.09, 440.13(2)(a), (3), (4), (6), (11), (12), (14), (16), 440.15(3)(b), (d), (f), (5), 440.185(5), (9), 440.20(6), 440.525(2), 440.593, F.S.
Contact:
Eric Lloyd, Program Administrator, Division of Workers’ Compensation, Office of Medical Services, Department of Financial Services, 200 E. Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4232, (850) 413-1689, Eric.Lloyd@MyFloridacfo.com
Related Rules: (1)
69L-8.074.