Florida Senate - 2008 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
Bill No. SB 1374
The Committee on Health Regulation (Jones recommended the
Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
Between line(s) 356 and 357,
(9) The agency may not issue an initial license to a home
health agency licensure applicant if the applicant shares common
controlling interests with another licensed home health agency
that is located within 20 miles of the applicant. The agency
must return the application and fees to the applicant.
(10) An application for a home health agency license may
not be transferred to another home health agency or controlling
interest prior to issuance of the license.
(11) A licensed home health agency that seeks to relocate
to a different geographic service area not listed on its license
must submit an initial application for a home health agency
license for the new location.
(12) When an applicant alleges that a factual
determination made by the agency is incorrect, the burden of
proof is on the applicant to demonstrate that such determination
is, in light of the total record, not supported by the
preponderance of the evidence.
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And the title is amended as follows:
On line 16, after the semicolon,
prohibits the agency from issuing an initial license to a
home health agency licensure applicant located within 20
miles of a licensed home health agency that has common
controlling interests; prohibits transferring an
application to another home health agency; requires
submission of an initial application to relocate a
licensed home health to another geographic service area;
imposes the burden of proof on an applicant to demonstrate
that a factual determination made by the agency is not
supported by a preponderance of the evidence;
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