Notice of Change/Withdrawal

Health Facility and Agency Licensing
59A-26.001: Purpose and Intent
59A-26.002: Definitions
59A-26.003: License Required
59A-26.004: Classification of Deficiencies
59A-26.005: Licensure Procedure, Fees and Exemptions
59A-26.006: Responsibilities for Operation
59A-26.007: Fiscal Standards
59A-26.0075: Fiscal Prohibitions, Kickbacks and Referrals
59A-26.008: Admission Policies and Requirements
59A-26.009: Personnel Standards
59A-26.010: Training, Habilitation, Active Treatment Professional, and Special Programs and Services
59A-26.011: Dietary Services
59A-26.012: Dental Services
59A-26.013: Psychological Services
59A-26.014: Drugs and Pharmaceutical Services
59A-26.015: Administration of Medications to ICF/DD Residents by Unlicensed Medication Assistants
59A-26.016: Requirements for Administration of Medication to Residents by Unlicensed Medication
59A-26.017: Training and Validation Required for Unlicensed Medication Assistants
59A-26.018: Plant Maintenance and Housekeeping
59A-26.019: Fire Protection, Life Safety, Systems Failure and External Emergency Communication
59A-26.020: Plans Submission and Fees Required
59A-26.021: Physical Plant Codes and Standards for ICF/DD
59A-26.022: Construction and Physical Environment Standards
59A-26.023: Disaster Preparedness
The Agency for Health Care Administration announces an additional hearing regarding the above rule, as noticed in Vol. 35 No. 29, July 24, 2009 Florida Administrative Weekly.
DATE AND TIME: September 27, 2010, 2:00 p.m.
PLACE: Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Building 3, Conference Room F, Tallahassee, Florida 32308
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The Agency will examine and discuss changes to licensing rules and minimum standards of program quality and adequacy of care pertaining to Intermediate Care Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled, Chapter 59A-26, F.A.C.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Kimberly Smoak, Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Drive, Building 2, Mailstop #9-A, Tallahassee, FL 32308. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).