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Section 400.195, Florida Statutes 2006

400.195  Agency reporting requirements.--

(1)  For the period beginning June 30, 2001, and ending June 30, 2005, the Agency for Health Care Administration shall provide a report to the Governor, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives with respect to nursing homes. The first report shall be submitted no later than December 30, 2002, and subsequent reports shall be submitted every 6 months thereafter. The report shall identify facilities based on their ownership characteristics, size, business structure, for-profit or not-for-profit status, and any other characteristics the agency determines useful in analyzing the varied segments of the nursing home industry and shall report:  

(a)  The number of notices of intent to litigate received by each facility each month.

(b)  The number of complaints on behalf of a resident or resident legal representative that were filed with the clerk of the court each month.

(c)  The month in which the injury which is the basis for the suit occurred or was discovered or, if unavailable, the dates of residency of the resident involved, beginning with the date of initial admission and latest discharge date.

(d)  Information regarding deficiencies cited, including information used to develop the Nursing Home Guide WATCH LIST pursuant to s. 400.191, and applicable rules, a summary of data generated on nursing homes by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Nursing Home Quality Information Project, and information collected pursuant to s. 400.147(9), relating to litigation.

(2)  Facilities subject to this part must submit the information necessary to compile this report each month on existing forms, as modified, provided by the agency.

(3)  The agency shall delineate the available information on a monthly basis.

History.--s. 7, ch. 2002-400.