January 20, 2021
Print This PagePrint This Page

  *
Session:
Bill #:
Session:
Chamber: View Search Tips
Search Term:
Year: View Search Tips
Search Term:
Select Year:
The Florida Statutes

The 2004 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 400
NURSING HOMES AND RELATED HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
View Entire Chapter
Section 400.495, Florida Statutes 2004

400.495  Notice of toll-free telephone number for central abuse hotline.--On or before the first day home health services are provided to a patient, any home health agency or nurse registry licensed under this part must inform the patient and his or her immediate family, if appropriate, of the right to report abusive, neglectful, or exploitative practices. The statewide toll-free telephone number for the central abuse hotline must be provided to patients in a manner that is clearly legible and must include the words: "To report abuse, neglect, or exploitation, please call toll-free  (phone number) ." The Agency for Health Care Administration shall adopt rules that provide for 90 days' advance notice of a change in the toll-free telephone number and that outline due process procedures, as provided under chapter 120, for home health agency personnel and nurse registry personnel who are reported to the central abuse hotline. Home health agencies and nurse registries shall establish appropriate policies and procedures for providing such notice to patients.

History.--ss. 5, 9, ch. 88-219; ss. 11, 23, ch. 93-214; s. 785, ch. 95-148; s. 79, ch. 2000-349.

Site Map
Session:   Bills ·   Calendars ·   Bound Journals ·   Citator ·   Search ·   Appropriations ·   Redistricting ·   Bill Information Reports
Committee Publications
Historical Information
Statutes:   Introduction ·   View Statutes ·   Search Statutes
Flsenate.gov
Disclaimer: The information on this system is unverified. The journals or printed bills of the respective chambers should be consulted for official purposes.    Copyright © 2000-2021 State of Florida.     Privacy Statement     Contact Us     Get Acrobat Reader