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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 395
HOSPITAL LICENSING AND REGULATION
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F.S. 395.009
395.009 Minimum standards for clinical laboratory test results and diagnostic X-ray results; prerequisite for issuance or renewal of license.
(1) As a requirement for issuance or renewal of its license, each licensed facility shall require that all clinical laboratory tests performed by or for the licensed facility be performed by a clinical laboratory licensed under the provisions of chapter 483.
(2) Each licensed facility, as a requirement for issuance or renewal of its license, shall establish minimum standards for acceptance of results of diagnostic X rays performed by or for the licensed facility. Such standards shall require licensure or registration of the source of ionizing radiation under the provisions of chapter 404.
(3) The results of clinical laboratory tests and diagnostic X rays performed prior to admission which meet the minimum standards required by law shall be accepted in lieu of routine examinations required upon admission and in lieu of clinical laboratory tests and diagnostic X rays which may be ordered by a physician for patients of the licensed facility.
History.ss. 26, 30, ch. 82-182; s. 25, ch. 83-215; ss. 6, 98, ch. 92-289.