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HB 1369: Long-Term Care Facility Responsibility


Long-Term Care Facility Responsibility; Authorizes AHCA to revoke license or deny license renewal or change of ownership application of nursing home facility that fails to pay judgment or settlement agreement within specified timeframe; requires nursing home facility to maintain certain level of liability insurance coverage; revises percentages of punitive damages awarded to claimant & deposited in Quality of Long-Term Care Facility Improvement Trust Fund; requires nursing homes & ALFs to report professional liability claims & actions to Office of Insurance Regulation.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/8/2018 House • Filed
    1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 118
    1/12/2018 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 340
    1/26/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
    1/30/2018 House • Favorable by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 6 -HJ 475
    • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 475
    3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee

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  • HB 1369, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/8/2018 at 5:46 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/30/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1408 Nursing Home Liability Simmons Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Banking and Insurance
    S 1596 Nursing Home Facilities Stewart Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Health Policy

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    400.0238 Punitive damages; limitation. Page 1 (pdf)
    400.024 Failure to satisfy a judgment or settlement agreement. Page 3 (pdf)
    400.141 Administration and management of nursing home facilities. Page 4 (pdf)
    429.298 Punitive damages; limitation. Page 5 (pdf)
    627.912 Professional liability claims and actions; reports by insurers and health care providers; annual report by office. Page 6 (pdf)

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