Current through Reg. 47, No. 249; December 28, 2021
Any "adverse incident" as defined in
F.S., shall be reported to the Department of Health in accordance with Section
F.S., on form DH-MQA1030 (Revised 12/20), entitled "Physician Office Adverse
Incident Report," which is hereby incorporated by reference and available at
(a) "Licensee" for purposes of this rule,
includes a physician or physician assistant issued a license, registration, or
certificate, for any period of time, pursuant to Chapter 458, F.S.
(b) "Office maintained by a physician" as
that term is used in Section
F.S., is defined as a business location where the physician delivers medical
services regardless of whether other physicians are practicing at the same
location or the business is non-physician owned.
Adverse Incident Report Review and
Analysis. Evidence of compliance with this paragraph will be considered in
mitigation in the event the Board takes disciplinary action.
(a) The physician shall be responsible for
the regular and systematic reviewing of all incident reports filed by the
physician or physician assistant under the physician's supervision, for the
purpose of identifying factors that contributed to the adverse incident and
identifying trends or patterns as to time, place, or persons. The physician
shall implement corrective actions and incident prevention education and
training indicated by the review of each adverse incident and upon emergence of
any trend or pattern in incident occurrence.
(b) Copies of incident reports shall be
maintained in the physician office.
Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R.
Rulemaking Authority 458.309(1), 458.351(7) FS. Law
Implemented 458.351 FS.
New 3-9-00, Amended by
Register Volume 41, Number 209, October 27, 2015 effective
11-11-15, Amended by
Register Volume 45, Number 113, June 11, 2019 effective
6-25-19, Amended by
Register Volume 47, Number 066, April 6, 2021 effective