Current through Reg. 48, No. 66; April 5, 2022
If a provider fails to fully correct continuing deficits as identified in Rule
F.A.C., within 30 calendar days after notice, the area office shall terminate
the provider's certification.
If a provider fails to respond to a notice of suspension issued according to
F.A.C., the provider's certification shall be terminated.
If, following a provider's timely
response to a notice of suspension issued according to Rule
F.A.C., the area office continues to believe in good faith that the reason for
the provider's suspension is valid, the provider's certification shall be
(4) The area office
shall notify the provider of the proposed termination of the provider's
certification in writing by certified mail and shall provide a copy to the
Agency's central office. The written notice shall include the reason for
termination and a statement of the provider's right to an administrative
hearing in accordance with Chapter 120, F.S., provided the hearing is requested
within twenty calendar days. The termination shall be effective on the 21st day
after issuance of the notice unless a hearing is requested.
(5) Any provider who voluntarily wishes to
terminate certification shall notify the area office in writing at least 30
calendar days prior to the anticipated termination date. Within three working
days of receipt, the area office shall send a copy of the provider's
termination notice to the Agency's central office.
(6) Individuals receiving supported living
services from a provider whose certification is suspended or pending
termination shall be notified of the pending change. They shall be advised of
their right to continue receiving services from another certified provider and
shall be assisted in the selection of a new provider.
(7) The agency shall maintain a list of
providers willing to temporarily provide services to the individuals of
providers whose certifications are suspended or terminated.
Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R.
393.501(1) FS. Law
New 1-18-95, Formerly