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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 400
NURSING HOMES AND RELATED HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
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F.S. 400.0625
400.0625 Minimum standards for clinical laboratory test results and diagnostic X-ray results.
(1) Each nursing home, as a requirement for issuance or renewal of its license, shall require that all clinical laboratory tests performed for the nursing home be performed by a laboratory appropriately certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under the federal Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments and the federal rules adopted thereunder, except for such self-testing procedures as are approved by the agency by rule.
(2) Each nursing home, 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 nursing home. Such minimum standards shall require licensure or registration of the source of ionizing radiation under the provisions of chapter 404. Diagnostic X-ray results which meet the minimum standards shall be accepted in lieu of routine examinations required upon admission and in lieu of diagnostic X rays which may be ordered by a physician for residents of the nursing home.
History.ss. 22, 28, ch. 82-182; ss. 10, 79, 81, 83, ch. 83-181; s. 26, ch. 83-215; s. 30, ch. 93-177; ss. 9, 49, ch. 93-217; s. 44, ch. 2018-24.
Note.Former s. 400.4175.