Florida Senate - 2016                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 1604
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                Floor: 1/AD/2R         .                                
             03/02/2016 11:27 AM       .                                

       Senator Grimsley moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 2699 and 2700
    4  insert:
    5         Section 15. Subsection (6) of section 499.83, Florida
    6  Statutes, is created to read:
    7         499.83 Permits.—
    8         (6)A hospice licensed by the Agency for Health Care
    9  Administration pursuant to part IV of chapter 400 is not
   10  required to obtain medical oxygen retail establishment permit to
   11  purchase on behalf of and sell medical oxygen to its hospice
   12  patients, if the hospice contracts for the purchase and delivery
   13  of medical oxygen from an establishment permitted pursuant to
   14  this part. Sale and delivery to patients by hospices pursuant to
   15  this subsection must be based upon on a prescription or an order
   16  from a practitioner authorized by law to prescribe medical
   17  oxygen. For sales to hospices pursuant to this subsection, the
   18  medical gas wholesale distributor or the medical gas
   19  manufacturer selling medical oxygen to a hospice shall reflect
   20  on its invoice the hospice license number provided by the Agency
   21  for Health Care Administration and shall maintain such record
   22  pursuant to s. 499.89. Both the hospice and the medical oxygen
   23  retailer delivering medical oxygen to the patient must maintain
   24  a copy of a valid order or prescription for medical oxygen in
   25  accordance with s. 499.89 and department rule, which copy must
   26  be readily available for inspection.
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   29  And the title is amended as follows:
   30         Delete line 96
   31  and insert:
   32         medical gas requirements; amending s. 499.83;
   33         authorizing licensed hospices to obtain on behalf of,
   34         and sell medical oxygen to, their patients without
   35         obtaining a medical oxygen retail establishment permit
   36         in certain circumstances; specifying recordkeeping
   37         requirements; amending s. 499.89, F.S.;