Notice of Change/Withdrawal

Division of Environmental Health
64E-2.018: Trauma Registry
64E-2.040: Funding for Verified Trauma Centers
Notice is hereby given that the following changes have been made to the proposed rule in accordance with subparagraph 120.54(3)(d)1., F.S., published in Vol.31,No.52, December 30, 2005 issue of the Florida Administrative Weekly.

The changes reflect comments received from the Public Hearing held on January 23, 2006, and from the Joint Administrative Procedures Committee. The changes are as follows:


64E-2.018 Trauma Registry

The following language was added after department in the third line: , as defined by section 64E-2.001(8), F.A.C.


64E-2.040 Funding for Verified Trauma Centers

(1)(c) The year 2005 was added. The following highlighted language was added to the last sentence: Solely for calendar years 2004 and 2005, this definition shall be the number of patients served by a trauma center during the respective calendar year on which data was supplied timely by the trauma center consistent with the Florida Trauma Registry Manual, December 2004.

(d) The definition was changed to include public or private and public foundation funding. The following highlighted language was added: Local funding contribution” - means local municipal, county or tax district funding, public or private and public foundation funding and service district organization funding received by a hospital or healthcare system that operates a trauma center.

(2) The word calendar is being inserted. The following highlighted language was added: Funds collected under s. 318.14(5), F.S., and s. 318.18(14), F.S., and deposited into the department’s administrative trust fund shall be distributed during the subsequent first calendar quarter and during the subsequent third calendar quarter as follows:

Florida Trauma Registry Manual on page three, strike through and insert

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