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SB 676: Availability of Health Care Services


Availability of Health Care Services; Repealing provisions relating to the issuance of certificates of need by the Agency for Health Care Administration; establishing local health councils as public or private nonprofit agencies serving the counties of certain districts; removing a requirement that hospitals must submit certain data related to certificate-of-need reviews; removing a requirement that the agency adopt by rule a process by which a rural hospital may deactivate general hospital beds, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/3/2017 Senate • Filed
    2/16/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 86
    3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 86
    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health Policy

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  • SB 676, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/3/2017 at 11:48 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7 (c2) Certificates of Need for Hospitals Health Innovation Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Health Policy
    H 1195 (c1) Health Care Facility Regulation Miller, White Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Health Policy
    S 1760 Health Care Facility Regulation Grimsley Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Appropriations

    Citations - Statutes (48)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    154.245 Agency for Health Care Administration certificate of need required as a condition to bond validation and project construction. Page 5 (pdf)
    154.246 Validation of certain bonds and proceedings. Page 28 (pdf)
    159.27 Definitions. Page 5 (pdf)
    186.503 Definitions relating to Florida Regional Planning Council Act. Page 28 (pdf)
    189.08 Special district public facilities report. Page 6 (pdf)
    220.1845 Contaminated site rehabilitation tax credit. Page 28 (pdf)
    376.30781 Tax credits for rehabilitation of drycleaning-solvent-contaminated sites and brownfield sites in designated brownfield areas; application process; rulemaking authority; revocation authority. Page 29 (pdf)
    376.86 Brownfield Areas Loan Guarantee Program. Page 29 (pdf)
    381.4066 Page 7 (pdf)
    383.216 Community-based prenatal and infant health care. Page 30 (pdf)
    395.0191 Staff membership and clinical privileges. Page 31 (pdf)
    395.1055 Rules and enforcement. Page 13 (pdf)
    395.1065 Criminal and administrative penalties; moratorium. Page 31 (pdf)
    395.602 Rural hospitals.
    395.6025 Rural hospital replacement facilities. Page 20 (pdf)
    395.603 Deactivation of general hospital beds; rural hospital impact statement. Page 20 (pdf)
    395.604 Other rural hospital programs. Page 22 (pdf)
    395.605 Emergency care hospitals. Page 22 (pdf)
    400.071 Application for license. Page 23 (pdf)
    400.606 License; application; renewal; conditional license or permit; certificate of need. Page 23 (pdf)
    400.6085 Contractual services. Page 24 (pdf)
    408.031 Short title. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.032 Definitions relating to Health Facility and Services Development Act. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.033 Local and state health planning. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.034 Duties and responsibilities of agency; rules. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.035 Review criteria. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.036 Projects subject to review; exemptions. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.0361 Cardiovascular services and burn unit licensure. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.037 Application content. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.038 Fees. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.039 Review process. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.040 Conditions and monitoring. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.041 Certificate of need required; penalties. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.042 Limitation on transfer. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.043 Special provisions. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.0436 Limitation on nursing home certificates of need. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.044 Injunction. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.045 Certificate of need; competitive sealed proposals. Page 25 (pdf)
    408.0455 Rules; pending proceedings. Page 26 (pdf)
    408.07 Definitions. Page 32 (pdf)
    408.806 License application process. Page 41 (pdf)
    408.808 License categories. Page 26 (pdf)
    408.810 Minimum licensure requirements. Page 41 (pdf)
    408.820 Exemptions. Page 42 (pdf)
    409.9116 Disproportionate share/financial assistance program for rural hospitals. Page 44 (pdf)
    641.60 Statewide Managed Care Ombudsman Committee. Page 46 (pdf)
    651.118 Agency for Health Care Administration; certificates of need; sheltered beds; community beds. Page 27 (pdf)
    1009.65 Medical Education Reimbursement and Loan Repayment Program. Page 46 (pdf)

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