Section 393.166, Florida Statutes 2003
393.166 Home for special services; licensure; standards.--The Agency for Health Care Administration shall issue a license as a home for special services to each facility desiring such licensure, if the facility was eligible to receive reimbursement through the Intermediate Care Facility for the Developmentally Disabled program on June 30, 1996. Individuals with developmental disabilities who reside in homes for special services licensed pursuant to this section may receive services reimbursed through the home and community-based services waiver, provided all other Medicaid eligibility criteria are satisfied. A license granted pursuant to this section shall be valid until the expiration of the facility's Intermediate Care Facility for the Developmentally Disabled license. The Agency for Health Care Administration shall develop standards for facilities licensed pursuant to this section which shall include appropriate sanctions for noncompliance with the standards and shall specify the terms for renewal of licenses. Any license granted pursuant to this section shall be contingent upon the facility allowing access to the Agency for Health Care Administration to conduct inspections to ensure compliance with standards.
History.--s. 12, ch. 96-417.