RULE NO: RULE TITLE
59A-4.201: Gold Seal Award
59A-4.202: Quality of Care
59A-4.203: Financial Requirements
59A-4.204: Turnover Ratio
59A-4.205: The State Long Term Care Ombudsman Council Review
59A-4.206: Termination and Frequency of Review
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Agency proposes to amend Chapter 59A–4 consistent with Section 400.235, F.S. The legislation provides for the development of rules as necessary to administer this section. The proposed revisions reflect recommendations made by the Panel on Excellence in Long Term Care. The Gold Seal Program shall be developed and implemented by this Panel.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Specific to the Gold Seal Program including defining quality of care scoring, advertising and marketing criteria, the application review process, quality of care scoring and ranking, criteria for turnover rate and renewal application receipt.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 400.235(9) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 400.235 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: October 18, 2006, 10:00 a.m.
PLACE: Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Building #3, Conference Room B, Tallahassee, FL, 32303
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 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: 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: Barbara Dombrowski, Bureau of Long Term Care Services, 2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop#51, Tallahassee, Florida (850)414-9707
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.