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The Compliance Deadline for Florida’s Emergency Generator Law is Right Around the Corner, on June 1st, 2018 – the official start of Hurricane Season!
Required under rules, 59A-4.1265 & 58AER17-1, Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) should have their Emergency Power Plans implemented on June 1st, 2018. AHCA (the Agency for Health Care Administration) may grant extensions up to January 1st, 2019 under certain circumstances.
Emergency Power Plan: Plan Summary
Each Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facility must submit a consumer-friendly summary of their Emergency Power Plan to AHCA within 2 days of plan approval by the local emergency management agency.
If any changes to this summary occur during plan implementation, the facility must notify AHCA of changes within 2 days of plan implementation.
As a guide, AHCA has created a Consumer Friendly Summary Sample Format to assist you.
Completed summaries must be mailed or emailed to AHCA’s contact information listed below:
|Skilled Nursing Homes||Assisted Living Facilities|
|Agency for Health Care Administration||Agency for Health Care Administration|
|Long Term Care Services Unit||Assisted Living Unit|
|2727 Mahan Drive, MS #33||2727 Mahan Drive, MS #30|
|Tallahassee, FL 32308||Tallahassee, FL 32308|
Emergency Power Plan: Extension Request
AHCA recently released Extension Request Notification templates for both Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities, that notify the Agency that the initial extension beyond June 1st, 2018 will be utilized in order to fully implement emergency power plans.
Facilities that may be experiencing delays in construction, delivery of ordered equipment, zoning or other regulatory approval process can request an extension from AHCA up to January 1st, 2019.
Click here for more information on Emergency Power Plan extensions.
Next Steps? Let ACF Help You Get Compliant!
Our experts are here to assist you through the steps needed to become compliant before January 1st, 2019!
We at ACF Standby Systems understand that having a 24/7 emergency power system in healthcare facilities can make the difference between a life and death situation. That’s why our team of skilled professionals is here to help guide you through the process of getting compliant with Florida’s generator laws.
Let our team of skilled experts & professionals give you peace of mind that your facility’s needs are met in the time of a power outage crisis.
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