Florida Senate - 2014 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS/CS/CS/HB 573, 2nd Eng. Ì8863625Î886362 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . Floor: 7/AD/2R . 05/01/2014 02:25 PM . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Garcia moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 2694 and 2695 4 insert: 5 Section 48. Paragraph (f) of subsection (5) of section 6 400.235, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 7 400.235 Nursing home quality and licensure status; Gold 8 Seal Program.— 9 (5) Facilities must meet the following additional criteria 10 for recognition as a Gold Seal Program facility: 11 (f) Evidence that verified
an outstanding record regarding12 the number and types of substantiatedcomplaints reported to the 13 Office of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Councilwithin the 30 14 months preceding application for the program have been resolved 15 or, if not resolved, the facility has made a good faith effort 16 to resolve the complaints. 17 18 A facility assigned a conditional licensure status may not 19 qualify for consideration for the Gold Seal Program until after 20 it has operated for 30 months with no class I or class II 21 deficiencies and has completed a regularly scheduled relicensure 22 survey. 23 24 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 25 And the title is amended as follows: 26 Delete line 292 27 and insert: 28 home health agencies; amending s. 400.235, F.s.; 29 clarifying criteria relating to the Gold Seal Program; 30 providing effective dates.