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Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 395
HOSPITAL LICENSING AND REGULATION
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F.S. 395.806
395.806 Designation of family practice teaching hospitals.
(1)(a) A hospital that offers a family practice residency program of at least 18 positions for resident family practice physicians is eligible for designation as a family practice teaching hospital.
(b) A hospital seeking designation as a family practice teaching hospital must submit documentation and an application to the Agency for Health Care Administration in the manner the agency determines.
(c) To maintain the designation as a family practice teaching hospital, a hospital must offer a residency program of at least 24 positions for resident family practice physicians within 5 years after the initial designation. The agency shall terminate the designation of a hospital that does not meet the requirements of this paragraph.
(2)(a) A family practice teaching hospital must fill at least 90 percent of its positions for resident family practice physicians.
(b) A family practice teaching hospital that has residency programs other than family practice must maintain at least 60 percent of its total residents in family practice.
History.s. 3, ch. 94-182; s. 34, ch. 95-146; s. 19, ch. 98-89.