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2010 Florida Statutes

F.S. 400.215

Personnel screening requirement.


The agency shall require level 2 background screening for personnel as required in s. 408.809(1)(e) pursuant to chapter 435 and s. 408.809.


The agency shall, as allowable, reimburse nursing facilities for the cost of conducting background screening as required by this section. This reimbursement is not subject to any rate ceilings or payment targets in the Medicaid Reimbursement plan.


s. 2, ch. 98-248; s. 16, ch. 99-394; s. 96, ch. 2000-318; s. 72, ch. 2000-349; s. 10, ch. 2004-267; s. 28, ch. 2006-197; s. 6, ch. 2010-114.


Section 58, ch. 2010-114, provides that “[t]he changes made by this act are intended to be prospective in nature. It is not intended that persons who are employed or licensed on the effective date of this act be rescreened until such time as they are otherwise required to be rescreened pursuant to law, at which time they must meet the requirements for screening as set forth in this act.”