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The 2017 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 clinical laboratory licensed under the provisions of chapter 483, except for such self-testing procedures as are approved by the agency by rule. Results of clinical laboratory tests performed prior to admission which meet the minimum standards provided in s. 483.181(3) shall be accepted in lieu of routine examinations required upon admission and clinical laboratory tests which may be ordered by a physician for residents of the nursing home.
(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.
Note.Former s. 400.4175.