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CS/CS/HB 1319: Assisted Living Facilities

GENERAL BILL by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee ; Health Innovation Subcommittee ; Gonzalez

Assisted Living Facilities; Provides that Medicaid prepaid behavioral health plans are responsible for enrolled mental health residents; provides that managing entities under contract with DCF are responsible for mental health residents who are not enrolled with Medicaid prepaid behavioral health plan; requires that, upon admission to long-term care facility, resident or representative of resident be informed of resident rights; provides that initial extended congregate care licenses are provisional; revises frequency of & conditions for monitoring visits to certain facilities; authorizes agency to deny or revoke facility's extended congregate care license; requires an ALF to obtain limited mental health license under certain circumstances; revises criteria upon which agency must deny or revoke license of an assisted living facility; deletes requirement that agency to provide list of facilities with denied, suspended, or revoked licenses to DBPR; requires agency to establish database for collection of certain information; provides sanctions for failure to comply with reporting requirements; requires development of electronic systems of communication among all agencies involved in regulation of ALFs; requires agency to submit report to Governor & Legislature; requires agency to propose rating system of ALFs for consumers; provides appropriations. APPROPRIATION: $359,388

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Health and Human Services Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/4/2013 House • Filed
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 126
3/8/2013 House • Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 213
3/15/2013 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Health Innovation Subcommittee, 03/19/13, 2:00 pm, 306 HOB
3/19/2013 House • CS by Health Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 1 -HJ 357
3/26/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
3/27/2013 House • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 356
• CS by Health Innovation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 352
4/8/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/10/13, 8:30 am, Webster Hall
4/10/2013 House • CS/CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 581
4/12/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 610
• CS/CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 608
5/3/2013 House • Died in Health and Human Services Committee