59A-3.2085: Department and Services
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Agency proposes to amend Rule 59A-3.2085, Florida Administrative Code, consistent with provisions of Section 408.0361, Florida Statutes. This section includes standards for adult diagnostic cardiac catheterization services in hospitals, and provides for adoption of rules to establish a licensure process for adult interventional cardiology programs in Florida hospitals and to adopt standards for those programs.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: The proposed amendments to this rule establish standards for adult diagnostic cardiac catheterization services in hospitals and criteria for licensure of interventional cardiology programs in Florida hospitals.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 408.0361(1) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 408.0361 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:
TIME AND DATE: April 25, 2007, 1:00 p.m.
PLACE: Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Building #3, Conference Room D, Tallahassee, Florida 32308
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 Tara Ehlers at (850)922-0791. 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: Jeffrey Gregg, Bureau of Health Facility Regulation, 2727 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, Florida, or call (850)922-0791
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS:
59A-3.2085 Department and Services.
(1) through (16) No change.
(17) Licensure of adult percutaneous cardiac intervention service program in hospitals.
(a) Any Level I program as specified in Section 408.0361, F.S., to perform adult percutaneous cardiac intervention service program without onsite cardiac surgery, or any Level II program specified in Section 408.0361, F.S., to perform adult percutaneous cardiac intervention service program with onsite cardiac surgery, that was in operation on July 1, 2004 will be issued a license indicating that the hospital is authorized to provide these services.
1. The authorization for issuance of this license will be effective from July 1, 2004 for five (5) years or through June 30, 2009.
2. This service will be indicated on the facility license that is issued to the hospital with the established expiration date, for the duration of the five year period.
(b) A Level I or Level II adult percutaneous cardiac intervention service program licensed after July 1, 2004, will receive a license, effective for two years, authorizing the hospital to operate the program. That license will expire at the end of that two year period or on January 1, 2008, whichever is earlier.
(c) Facilities should submit evidence of the operation of the adult percutaneous cardiac intervention service program as a part of the written request to have this program licensed as a service of the hospital.
(d) Providers receiving licensure based on the provision of subsections (1) or (2) shall be required to meet licensure standards and rules applicable to adult percutaneous cardiac intervention service programs for every subsequent licensure period.
Specific Authority 395.1055, 395.3038, 395.401, 408.036, 408.0361(1) FS. Law Implemented 395.001, 395.1055, 395.1065, 395.3038, 395.401, 408.036, 408.0361, 957.05 FS. History–New 4-17-97, Amended 3-29-98, 8-23-99, 3-23-06,___________.