Chapter 61G2-1 Organization and Purpose
Chapter 61G2-2 Licensure
Chapter 61G2-3 Fees
Chapter 61G2-4 Apprenticeship Program
Chapter 61G2-5 Standards of Practice
Chapter 61G2-6 Standards for Classroom Instructions
Chapter 61G2-7 Discipline
Chapter 61G2-8 Definitions

Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Division 61G2

  • Accurately Completed: means the form submitted contains the information necessary to meet the requirements of chapter 440, F. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Adjusted: means payment is made with modification to the information provided on the bill. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Billing: means the process by which a health care provider submits a medical claim form or medical bill to an insurer, claim administrator or any entity acting on behalf of the insurer, to receive reimbursement for medical services, goods or supplies provided to an injured employee. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Biweekly work week: means two consecutive 7-day periods coinciding with the post injury employer's work week. See Florida Regulations 69L-3.002
  • Catastrophic Event: means the occurrence of an event outside the control of a claim administrator or any entity acting on behalf of the insurer, such as an electronic data transmission failure due to a natural disaster or an act of terrorism (including but not limited to cyber terrorism), in which recovery time will prevent a claim administrator or any entity acting on behalf of the insurer from meeting the filing and reporting requirements of chapter 440, F. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Charge Master: means for hospitals a comprehensive listing of all the goods and services for which the facility maintains a separate charge, with the facility's charge for each of the goods and services, regardless of payer type and means; for ASCs a listing of the gross charge for each CPT procedure for which an ASC maintains a separate charge, with the ASC's charge for each CPT procedure, regardless of payer type. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Charges: means the dollar amount billed. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Claim Administrator: means any insurer, claims-handling entity, qualified servicing entity, service company/third-party administrator (Service Co/TPA), self-serviced self-insured employer or fund, or managing general agent and includes all claims office locations that will be responsible for adjusting and submitting workers' compensation claims to the Division. See Florida Regulations 69L-3.002
  • Claim Administrator: means any insurer, qualified servicing entity, third party administrator, claims-handling entity, self-serviced self-insured employer or fund, guarantee fund, or managing general agent responsible for adjusting workers' compensation claims. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Compensation Rate: means 66 2/3% of the employee's average weekly wage pursuant to section 440. See Florida Regulations 69L-3.002
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Days: means calendar days unless otherwise noted. See Florida Regulations 69L-3.002
  • Days: means calendar days unless otherwise noted. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Denied: means payment is not made because the service rendered is for treatment of a non-compensable injury or illness. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Department: means Department of Financial Services (DFS) as defined in subsection 440. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Disallowed: means payment for a compensable injury or illness is not made because the service rendered has not been substantiated for reasons of medical necessity, insufficient documentation, lack of authorization or billing error. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Division: means the Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) as defined in subsection 440. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Document: means any notice, form, or report which shall be submitted to the Division under this chapter or which the Division requests in connection with any matter covered by this chapter. See Florida Regulations 69L-3.002
  • Electronic Form Equivalent: means the record, provided in the Florida Medical EDI Implementation Guide MEIG to be used when a sender electronically transmits required data to the Division. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Entity: means any party involved in the processing, adjudication or payment of medical bills on behalf of the insurer. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Filed: means a document has been received and accepted in accordance with rule 69L-3. See Florida Regulations 69L-3.002
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Implants: means the Surgical Implant(s), the Associated Disposable Instrumentation required for use with the Surgical Implant(s), and shipping and handling, when listed on the implant invoice or certified on the DFS-F5-DWC-90 claim form. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Insurer Code Number: means the number the Division assigns to each individual insurer, self-insured employer, self-insured fund, or guaranty fund financially responsible for the claim. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Itemized Statement: means a detailed listing of goods, services and supplies provided to an injured employee, including the quantity and charges for each good, service or supply. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Knowledge: means an entity's earliest receipt of information, including mail, telephone, facsimile, direct personal contact or electronic submission. See Florida Regulations 69L-3.002
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Lost Time Case: means a work-related injury or illness, which has caused the employee to be disabled for more than 7 calendar days or for which indemnity benefits have been paid. See Florida Regulations 69L-3.002
  • Medical Bill: means the document or electronic form equivalent submitted by a health care provider to an Insurer, Service Company/Third Party Administrator or any entity acting on behalf of the Insurer for reimbursement for services or supplies (e. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • NDC Number: means the eleven-digit National Drug Code (NDC) number, assigned under Section 510 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, which identifies the drug product labeler/vendor, product, and trade package size. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Paid: means payment is made applying the applicable reimbursement formula to the medical bill as submitted. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recognized Practitioner: means a non-physician health care provider licensed by the Department of Health who works under the protocol of a physician or who, upon referral from a physician, can render direct billable services that are within the scope of the recognized practitioner's license, independent of the supervision of a Physician. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Report: means any form related to medical services rendered, in relation to a workers' compensation injury that is required to be filed with the Division under rule chapter 69L-7, F. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Send: means to transmit a document to the party or parties intended to receive it, including by mail, hand delivery, or electronic transmission. See Florida Regulations 69L-3.002
  • Sender: means an Insurer, Service Company/TPA, entity or any other party acting on behalf of an Insurer, Service Company/TPA or any entity to fulfill any Insurer responsibility to electronically transmit required medical data to the Division. See Florida Regulations 69L-7.710
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Tenancy by the entirety: A type of joint tenancy between husband and wife that is recognized in some States. Neither party can sever the joint tenancy relationship; when a spouse dies, the survivor acquires full title to the property.
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.