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Chasity O'Steen

Deputy General Counsel

Leah Marino



Office of the
General Counsel

200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL
32399-0318

DFS Rulemaking Workshops and Hearings

Below is a list of upcoming rulemaking workshops and hearings.  Click on the rule number to view the notice of Proposed Rule Development or Notice of Proposed Rule. The contact person’s information is listed for each scheduled rule workshop or hearing.  You may call or email the contact person for additional information pertaining to the rule.

To view the standard format used to announce a scheduled event, please click on the following link: Generic Agenda for rulemaking workshops or hearings.

Past DFS Rulemaking Workshops and Hearings.

 

This page was last updated: 09/24/2018. 

Rule Number & Title

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Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

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Summary of Rule:

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Contact Attorney

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Rule Number & Title

69L-7.501

Florida Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for Hospitals

Type Date - Time Location

Workshop

November 27, 2018
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Hartman Building
Room 102
2012 Capital Circle SE
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Summary of Rule:

The purpose of the changes being made to Rule 69L-7.501, F.A.C., is to incorporate the 2018 version of the Florida Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for Hospitals. This manual contain the updated list of Maximum Reimbursement Allowances for various medical services, pursuant to section 440.13(12)(a), Florida Statutes.

Contact Attorney

Theresa Pugh , Program Administrator
(850) 413-1721
Theresa.Pugh@MyFloridaCFO.com

Wentzell

Rule Number & Title

69L-7.100
69L-7.020

Florida Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs)
Florida Workers’ Compensation Health Care Provider Reimbursement Manual

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

November 27, 2018
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM (Rule 7.100) and 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Rule 7.020)

Hartman Building
Room 102
2012 Capital Circle SE
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Summary of Rule:

The proposed rule amendments adopt and incorporate by reference the 2018 edition of the Florida Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and adopt and incorporate by reference the 2018 edition of the Florida Workers’ Compensation Health Care Provider Reimbursement Manual.

Contact Attorney

Theresa Pugh
(850)413-1721
Theresa.Pugh@MyFloridaCFO.com

Wentzell

Rule Number & Title

69L-31.002
69L-31.003
69L-31.004
69L-31.005
69L-31.006
69L-31.007
69L-31.008
69L-31.009
69L-31.010
69L-31.011
69L-31.012
69L-31.013
69L-31.014

Definitions
Petition Form
Carrier Response Form
Petition Requirements
Consolidation of Petitions
Service of Petition on Carrier and Affected Parties
Computation of Time
Carrier Response Requirements
Effect of Non-Response by Carrier
Complete Record
Joint Stipulation of the Parties
Petition Withdrawal
Overutilization Issues Raised in Reimbursement Dispute Resolution

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

@ 11:00 a.m. ET

Hartman Building
Room 102
2012 Capital Circle SE
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Summary of Rule:

The proposed rulemaking adds definitions; simplifies requirements for submission of reimbursement disputes; repeals rules related to consolidation of petitions, joint stipulations, and non-response by a carrier; and adopts revised forms.

Contact Attorney

Theresa Pugh
(850)413-1721
Theresa.Pugh@myfloridacfo.com

Larson

Rule Number & Title

69A-37.037

Firefighter Training Course Medical Examination

Type Date - Time Location

Workshop

November 1, 2018
10:30 a.m.

Florida State Fire College
Room 114
11655 NW Gainesville Road
Ocala, Florida 34482

Summary of Rule:

The Florida PALM Executive Steering Committee will meet to discuss the status of the Florida PALM Project.

Contact Attorney

Jenifer Hartsfield
(850)410-9025
FloridaPALM@myfloridacfo.com

Fijman

Rule Number & Title

69L-3.009

Injuries that Qualify as Grievous Bodily Harm of a Nature that Shocks the Conscience.

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
9:00 AM ET

Hartman Building
Room 102
2012 Capital Circle SE
Tallahassee, Florida 32301

Summary of Rule:

Notice is hereby given that the following correction has been made to the proposed rule in Vol. 44, No. 210, October 26, 2018, issue of the Florida Administrative Register.  

The correction has been made to include language that was omitted regarding legislative ratification of the rule, the appropriate Rulemaking Authority, and the scheduled date, time, and location of the hearing, to be held if requested within 21 days of publication of the Notice.

Contact Attorney

Brittany O’Neil, Policy Coordinator, Division of Workers’ Compensation, Department of Financial Services
(850)413-1927
Brittany.ONeil@myfloridacfo.com

Jenkins

Rule Number & Title

69L-3.009

Injuries that Qualify as Grievous Bodily Harm of a Nature that Shocks the Conscience

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

IF REQUESTED WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE SCHEDULED AND ANNOUNCED IN THE FAR.

 

Summary of Rule:

The proposed rule specifies injuries that qualify as grievous bodily harm of a nature that shocks the conscience for purposes of determining the compensability of employment-related posttraumatic stress disorder for first responders.

Contact Attorney

Brittany O’Neil, Policy Coordinator, Division of Workers’ Compensation, Department of Financial Services
(850)413-1927
Brittany.ONeil@myfloridacfo.com

Jenkins

Rule Number & Title

69A-37.039
69A-37.058

Prescribed Forms for Training and Certification
Verification of Prescribed Training Hours

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

November 1, 2018
10:30 A.M.

Florida State Fire College
11655 NW Gainesville Road
Ocala, Florida 34482

Summary of Rule:

The proposed amendments to Rule 69A-37.039, F.A.C., will update the Medical Examination to Determine Fitness for Firefighter Training form and realign the forms so that they are sequentially numbered. The proposed amendment to Rule 69A-37.058, F.A.C., will incorporate the Verification of Training Hours/Firefighter I and II form.

Contact Attorney

Mark Harper, Assistant Superintendent, Florida State Fire College
(352)369-2858
Mark.Harper@myfloridacfo.com

Karniewicz

Rule Number & Title

69A-37.037

Firefighter Training Course Medical Examination

Type Date - Time Location

Workshop

November 1, 2018
10:30 am

Florida State Fire College
Room 114
11655 NW Gainesville Road
Ocala, Florida 34482

Summary of Rule:

The proposed rule adopts and incorporates by reference Chapter 5.1 of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA®) 1582, Essential Job Tasks and Descriptions, 2018 Edition, which replaces the 2007 version of the aforementioned resource. The proposed rule provides updated guidelines regarding job and task qualifying standards upon which a medical examination to determine an individual’s fitness for firefighter training must be based.

Contact Attorney

Mike Tucker, Superintendent, Florida State Fire College/Chief, Bureau of Fire Standards and Training, Division of State Fire Marshal
(352)369-2829
Mike.Tucker@MyFloridaCFO.com

Fijman