Section 430.707, Florida Statutes 2004
(1) The department, in consultation with the agency, shall select and contract with managed care organizations and, on a prepaid basis, with other qualified providers as defined in s. 430.703(7) to provide long-term care within community diversion pilot project areas. The agency shall evaluate and report quarterly to the department the compliance by other qualified providers with all the financial and quality assurance requirements of the contract.
(2) The department, in consultation with the agency, may contract with entities which have submitted an application as a community nursing home diversion project as of July 1, 1998, to provide benefits pursuant to the "Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly" as established in Pub. L. No. 105-33. For the purposes of this community nursing home diversion project, such entities shall be exempt from the requirements of chapter 641, if the entity is a private, nonprofit, superior-rated nursing home with at least 50 percent of its residents eligible for Medicaid.
History.--s. 7, ch. 97-87; s. 2, ch. 98-327; s. 24, ch. 2000-163.