Florida Senate - 2017 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 1550 Ì545008!Î545008 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Appropriations (Flores) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (928046) (with title 2 amendment) 3 4 Before line 5 5 insert: 6 Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subsection (3) of section 7 408.0361, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 8 408.0361 Cardiovascular services and burn unit licensure.— 9 (3) In establishing rules for adult cardiovascular 10 services, the agency shall include provisions that allow for: 11 (b)1. For a hospital seeking a Level I program, 12 demonstration that, for the most recent 12-month period as 13 reported to the agency, it has provided a minimum of 300 adult 14 inpatient and outpatient diagnostic cardiac catheterizations or, 15 for the most recent 12-month period, has discharged or 16 transferred at least 300 patients
inpatientswith the principal 17 diagnosis of ischemic heart disease and that it has a 18 formalized, written transfer agreement with a hospital that has 19 a Level II program, including written transport protocols to 20 ensure safe and efficient transfer of a patient within 60 21 minutes. However,22 2.a. A hospital located more than 100 road miles from the 23 closest Level II adult cardiovascular services program does not 24 need to meet the diagnostic cardiac catheterization volume and 25 ischemic heart disease diagnosis volume requirements in 26 subparagraph 1. if the hospital demonstrates that it has, for 27 the most recent 12-month period as reported to the agency, 28 provided a minimum of 100 adult inpatient and outpatient 29 diagnostic cardiac catheterizations or that, for the most recent 30 12-month period, it has discharged or transferred at least 300 31 patients with the principal diagnosis of ischemic heart disease. 32 b. A hospital located more than 100 road miles from the 33 closest Level II adult cardiovascular services program does not 34 need to meet the 60-minute transfer time protocol requirement in 35 subparagraph 1. if the hospital demonstrates that it has a 36 formalized, written transfer agreement with a hospital that has 37 a Level II program. The agreement must include written transport 38 protocols to ensure the safe and efficient transfer of a 39 patient, taking into consideration the patient’s clinical and 40 physical characteristics, road and weather conditions, and 41 viability of ground and air ambulance service to transfer the 42 patient. 43 44 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 45 And the title is amended as follows: 46 Delete line 105 47 and insert: 48 An act relating to health care services; amending s. 49 408.0361, F.S.; requiring the Agency for Health Care 50 Administration to include a provision in the 51 establishment of rules for adult cardiovascular 52 services relating to diagnostic cardiac 53 catheterization volume and ischemic heart disease 54 diagnosis volume requirements; amending s.