Senior Care Franchises: Important Regulatory News


What’s New:

Effective July 1, a home health agency that is not Medicare or Medicaid certified and does not provide skilled care is exempt from the requirement to be accredited in 400.471(2)(h), Florida Statutes. An amendment was passed during the 2014 Florida legislative session in House Bill 1179 to provide this exemption. Governor Scott signed the bill on June 13. The enrolled bill can be viewed at the Florida House website. Here is a direct link to House Bill 1179. See page 2 of the enrolled bill.


Topics:  Accreditation, Exemptions, Healthcare, Medicaid, Medicare, New Legislation, Skilled-Care Providers

Published In: Health Updates

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