RULE NO: RULE TITLE
59A-7.028: Patient Test Management
59A-7.030: Quality Control - Specialties and Subspecialties
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Agency for Health Care Administration has received the petition for declaratory statement from Miami Beach Healthcare Group, LTD d/b/a Aventura Hospital and Medical Center.The petition seeks the agency's opinion as to the applicability of paragraph 59A-7.030(5)(b) and subsection 59A-7.028(2), Florida Administrative Code as it applies to the petitioner.
The Petition was received on February 17, 2010, and seeks a declaratory statement from the Agency as to the interpretation of paragraph 59A-7.030(5)(b) and subsection 59A-7.028(2), Florida Administrative Code, declaring whether Rules 59A-7.028 and 59A-7.030, Florida Administrative Code, permits Aventura’s proposed procedure for blood-specimen collection with triage “Level 3” patients, allowing the triage nurse to initiate venipuncture for urgent patients pursuant to an ED standing order.
A copy of the Petition for Declaratory Statement may be obtained by contacting: Richard Shoop, Agency Clerk, Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop #3, Tallahassee, FL 32308.
Please refer all comments to: Kristina Schlieter, Senior Attorney, Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop #3, Tallahassee, FL 32308.