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Healthcare Facilities Statute/Rule Authorities

For the most current versions of the Statute/Rule Authorities, please refer to the following websites:

 

Adult Day Care Centers

  • Chapter 408, Part II, Florida Statutes
  • Chapter 429, Part III, Florida Statutes
  • Chapter 58A-6, Florida Administrative Code

Assisted Living Facilities

  • Chapter 408, Part II, Florida Statutes
  • Chapter 429, Part I, Florida Statutes
  • Chapter 58A-5, Florida Administrative Code

Ambulatory Surgery Centers

  • Chapter 395, Part 1, Florida Statutes
  • Chapter 59A-5, Florida Administrative Code
  • Chapter 408, Part II, Florida Statutes
  • 42 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 416 (Ambulatory Surgical Services)

Crisis Stabilization Units and Short Term Residential Facilities

  • Chapter 394 Parts I and IV, Florida Statutes
  • Chapter 65E-5, Florida Administrative Code
  • Chapter 65E-12, Florida Administrative Code
  • Chapter 408, Part II, Florida Statutes

Hospices

  • Florida Statute (Title XXIX, Chapter 400, Part IV, Hospices)
  • Chapter 408, Part II, Florida Statues (health care licensing procedures effective 10/01/06)
  • State Rules (Florida Administrative Code, Chapter 58A-2, Hospice, April 24, 2007)

Hospitals

  • Chapter 395, Part 1, Florida Statutes
  • Chapter 59A-3, Florida Administrative Code
  • Chapter 408, Part II, Florida Statutes
  • 42 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Chapter IV, Subparts A_E
  • 42 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Section 489.24 (Specialized Reponsibilities of Medicare Hospitals in Emergency Cases (EMTALA)
  • 42 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Section 482.50 (Condition of Participation for Hospitals)
  • 42 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Section 485 (Condition of Participation for Specialized Providers and Critical Access Hospitals)
  • Certification of Civil Rights Compliance Requirements

Intermediate Care Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled

  • ICFDD Statutes -- Florida Statutes (F.S.), Chapter 400, Part VIII
  • ICFDD Statutes -- Florida Statutes (F.S.), Chapter 393 --Developmental Disabilities
  • ICFDD Federal Code -- Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 42, Part 483, Subpart I (483.400)

Skilled Nursing Facilities (aka Nursing Homes)

  • Nursing Home Statutes -- Florida Statutes (F.S.), Chapter 400, Part II
  • Nursing Home Rules -- Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), Chapter 59A-4
  • Nursing Home Federal Code -- Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 42, Part 483

Residential Treatment Facilities

  • Chapter 394 Part IV, Florida Statutes
  • Chapters 65E-4.016, Florida Administrative Code
  • Chapter 408, Part II, Florida Statutes