§ 395.001 Legislative intent
§ 395.002 Definitions
§ 395.003 Licensure; denial, suspension, and revocation
§ 395.004 Application for license; fees
§ 395.0056 Litigation notice requirement
§ 395.009 Minimum standards for clinical laboratory test results and diagnostic X-ray results; prerequisite for issuance or renewal of license
§ 395.0161 Licensure inspection
§ 395.0162 Inspection reports
§ 395.0163 Construction inspections; plan submission and approval; fees
§ 395.0185 Rebates prohibited; penalties
§ 395.0191 Staff membership and clinical privileges
§ 395.0192 Duty to notify physicians
§ 395.0193 Licensed facilities; peer review; disciplinary powers; agency or partnership with physicians
§ 395.0195 Access of chiropractic physicians to diagnostic reports
§ 395.0197 Internal risk management program
§ 395.1011 Identification, segregation, and separation of biomedical waste
§ 395.1012 Patient safety
§ 395.1021 Treatment of sexual assault victims
§ 395.1023 Child abuse and neglect cases; duties
§ 395.1024 Patients consenting to adoptions; protocols
§ 395.1025 Infectious diseases; notification
§ 395.1027 Regional poison control centers
§ 395.1031 Emergency medical services; communication
§ 395.1041 Access to emergency services and care
§ 395.1046 Complaint investigation procedures
§ 395.1051 Duty to notify patients
§ 395.1053 Postpartum education
§ 395.1055 Rules and enforcement
§ 395.1056 Plan components addressing a hospital’s response to terrorism; public records exemption; public meetings exemption
§ 395.106 Risk pooling by certain hospitals and hospital systems
§ 395.1065 Criminal and administrative penalties; moratorium
§ 395.107 Facilities; publishing and posting schedule of charges; penalties
§ 395.10971 Purpose
§ 395.10972 Health Care Risk Manager Advisory Council
§ 395.10973 Powers and duties of the agency
§ 395.10974 Health care risk managers; qualifications, licensure, fees
§ 395.10975 Grounds for denial, suspension, or revocation of a health care risk manager’s license; administrative fine
§ 395.2050 Routine inquiry for organ and tissue donation; certification for procurement activities; death records review
§ 395.301 Price transparency; itemized patient statement or bill; patient admission status notification
§ 395.3015 Patient records; form and content
§ 395.302 Patient records; penalties for alteration
§ 395.3025 Patient and personnel records; copies; examination
§ 395.3035 Confidentiality of hospital records and meetings
§ 395.3036 Confidentiality of records and meetings of entities that lease public hospitals or other public health care facilities
§ 395.3037 Definitions
§ 395.3038 State-listed stroke centers; notification of hospitals
§ 395.30381 Statewide stroke registry
§ 395.3039 Advertising restrictions
§ 395.3041 Emergency medical services providers; triage and transportation of stroke victims to a stroke center

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 395 > Part I

  • Accrediting organizations: means national accreditation organizations that are approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and whose standards incorporate comparable licensure regulations required by the state. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Agency: means the Agency for Health Care Administration. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • At service capacity: means the temporary inability of a hospital to provide a service which is within the service capability of the hospital, due to maximum use of the service at the time of the request for the service. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Clinical privileges: means the privileges granted to a physician or other licensed health care practitioner to render patient care services in a hospital, but does not include the privilege of admitting patients. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Director: means any member of the official board of directors as reported in the organization's annual corporate report to the Florida Department of State, or, if no such report is made, any member of the operating board of directors. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Emergency medical condition: means :
    (a) A medical condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity, which may include severe pain, such that the absence of immediate medical attention could reasonably be expected to result in any of the following:
  • Emergency services and care: means medical screening, examination, and evaluation by a physician, or, to the extent permitted by applicable law, by other appropriate personnel under the supervision of a physician, to determine if an emergency medical condition exists and, if it does, the care, treatment, or surgery by a physician necessary to relieve or eliminate the emergency medical condition, within the service capability of the facility. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • General hospital: means any facility which meets the provisions of subsection (12) and which regularly makes its facilities and services available to the general population. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • hospital: includes a medical office building located on the same premises as a hospital facility, provided the land on which the medical office building is constructed is zoned for use as a hospital; provided the premises were zoned for hospital purposes on January 1, 1992. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Hospital bed: means a hospital accommodation which is ready for immediate occupancy, or is capable of being made ready for occupancy within 48 hours, excluding provision of staffing, and which conforms to minimum space, equipment, and furnishings standards as specified by rule of the agency for the provision of services specified in this section to a single patient. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Intensive residential treatment programs for children and adolescents: means a specialty hospital accredited by an accrediting organization as defined in subsection (1) which provides 24-hour care and which has the primary functions of diagnosis and treatment of patients under the age of 18 having psychiatric disorders in order to restore such patients to an optimal level of functioning. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Licensed facility: means a hospital, ambulatory surgical center, or mobile surgical facility licensed in accordance with this chapter. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Lifesafety: means the control and prevention of fire and other life-threatening conditions on a premises for the purpose of preserving human life. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Medical staff: means physicians licensed under chapter 458 or chapter 459 with privileges in a licensed facility, as well as other licensed health care practitioners with clinical privileges as approved by a licensed facility's governing board. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Medically necessary transfer: means a transfer made necessary because the patient is in immediate need of treatment for an emergency medical condition for which the facility lacks service capability or is at service capacity. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Mobile surgical facility: is a mobile facility in which licensed health care professionals provide elective surgical care under contract with the Department of Corrections or a private correctional facility operating pursuant to chapter 957 and in which inmate patients are admitted to and discharged from said facility within the same working day and are not permitted to stay overnight. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or governmental unit. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • political subdivision: include counties, cities, towns, villages, special tax school districts, special road and bridge districts, bridge districts, and all other districts in this state. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Premises: means those buildings, beds, and equipment located at the address of the licensed facility and all other buildings, beds, and equipment for the provision of hospital, ambulatory surgical, or mobile surgical care located in such reasonable proximity to the address of the licensed facility as to appear to the public to be under the dominion and control of the licensee. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Service capability: means all services offered by the facility where identification of services offered is evidenced by the appearance of the service in a patient's medical record or itemized bill. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Specialty bed: means a bed, other than a general bed, designated on the face of the hospital license for a dedicated use. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Specialty hospital: means any facility which meets the provisions of subsection (12), and which regularly makes available either:
    (a) The range of medical services offered by general hospitals, but restricted to a defined age or gender group of the population;
    (b) A restricted range of services appropriate to the diagnosis, care, and treatment of patients with specific categories of medical or psychiatric illnesses or disorders; or
    (c) Intensive residential treatment programs for children and adolescents as defined in subsection (15). See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Stabilized: means , with respect to an emergency medical condition, that no material deterioration of the condition is likely, within reasonable medical probability, to result from the transfer of the patient from a hospital. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • Urgent care center: means a facility or clinic that provides immediate but not emergent ambulatory medical care to patients. See Florida Statutes 395.002
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 88.6011