Florida Senate - 2011                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1972
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  03/30/2011           .                                

       The Committee on Health Regulation (Fasano) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 462 and 463
    4  insert:
    5         Section 2. Paragraph (b) of subsection (1) of section
    6  408.040, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         408.040 Conditions and monitoring.—
    8         (1)
    9         (b) The agency may consider, in addition to the other
   10  criteria specified in s. 408.035, a statement of intent by the
   11  applicant that a specified percentage of the annual patient days
   12  at the facility will be used utilized by patients eligible for
   13  care under Title XIX of the Social Security Act. A Any
   14  certificate of need issued to a nursing home in reliance upon
   15  such statement an applicant’s statements that a specified
   16  percentage of annual patient days will be utilized by residents
   17  eligible for care under Title XIX of the Social Security Act
   18  must include a statement that such certification is a condition
   19  of issuance of the certificate of need. The certificate-of-need
   20  program shall notify the Medicaid program office and the
   21  Department of Elderly Affairs when it imposes conditions as
   22  authorized in this paragraph in an area in which a community
   23  diversion pilot project is implemented. Effective March 31,
   24  2012, the agency may not consider, or impose conditions related
   25  to, patient day utilization by patients eligible for care under
   26  Title XIX of the Social Security Act in making certificate-of
   27  need determinations for nursing homes.
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   30         And the title is amended as follows:
   31         Delete line 4
   32  and insert:
   33         made by the act; amending s. 408.040, F.S.; deleting a
   34         condition for determining whether to issue a
   35         certificate of need to a nursing home; providing a
   36         directive to the Division of Statutory Revision;
   37         amending s. 409.016, F.S.; conforming