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General Counsel

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.

 

This page was last updated: 11/15/2017.

 

Rule Number & Title

69A-64.005

Adjustments to Reflect Consumer Price Index

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
10:00 a.m.

The Atrium Building
3rd Flr. Conference Rm.
325 John Knox Road
Tallahassee, FL

Summary of Rule:

In May 2017, the CPI for All Urban Consumers increased 1.9 percent over the last 12 months. The proposed amendments will adjust the firefighter death benefits provided in Section 112.191, F.S., for the 2017-2018 year, based on the CPI for All Urban Consumers.

Contact Attorney

Division of State Fire Marshal
Jason Fryar (850)413-3647
Jason.Fryar@MyFloridaCFO.com.

Karniewicz

Rule Number & Title

69L-7.501

Florida Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for Hospitals

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

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 2017 version of the Florida Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for Hospitals. The manual contains the updated lists of Maximum Reimbursement Allowances for various medical services, as approved by the Three-Member Panel on April 19, 2017, pursuant to section 440.13(12)(a), Florida Statutes.

Contact Attorney

Division of Workers' Compensation
Theresa Pugh (850) 413-1721
Theresa.Pugh@myfloridacfo.com

Larson

Rule Number & Title

69L-7.100

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

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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

Summary of Rule:

The purpose of the changes being made to Rule 69L-7.100, F.A.C., is to incorporate the 2017 version of the Florida Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement Manual for Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs). The manual contains the updated lists of Maximum Reimbursement Allowances for various medical services, as approved by the Three-Member Panel on April 19, 2017, pursuant to section 440.13(12)(a), Florida Statutes.

Contact Attorney

Division of Workers' Compensation
Theresa Pugh (850) 413-1721
Theresa.Pugh@myfloridacfo.com

Larson

Rule Number & Title

69L-7.020

Florida Workers’ Compensation Health Care Provider Reimbursement Manual

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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

Summary of Rule:

The purpose of the changes being made to Rule 69L-7.020, F.A.C., is to incorporate the 2017 version of the Florida Workers’ Compensation Health Care Provider Reimbursement Manual. The manual contains the updated lists of Maximum Reimbursement Allowances for various medical services, as approved by the Three-Member Panel on April 19, 2017, pursuant to section 440.13(12)(a), Florida Statutes.

Contact Attorney

Division of Workers' Compensation
Theresa Pugh (850) 413-1721
Theresa.Pugh@myfloridacfo.com

Larson

Rule Number & Title

69D-2.002
69D-2.003
69D-2.005

Definitions
Insurer SIUs
Compliance and Enforcement

Type Date - Time Location

Workshop

December 1, 2017
10:00 a.m.

Alexander Building, Room 2100 2020 Capital Circle SE Tallahassee, FL

Summary of Rule:

The proposed amendments will implement the changes to Section 626.9891, F.S., enacted by Chapter 2017-178, Laws of Florida, establishing uniform anti-fraud prevention standards applicable to all insurers. Section 626.9891, F.S., requires all insurers to establish and maintain an anti-fraud investigation unit, or to contract for such services, and to submit an anti-fraud plan to the Department.

Contact Attorney

Division of Investigative and Forensic Services
Simon Blank (850) 413-4001
Simon.Blank@myfloridacfo.com

Karniewicz

Rule Number & Title

69A-37.039

Prescribed Forms for Training and Certification

Type Date - Time Location

Hearing

Thursday, December 7, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Florida State Fire College
Learning Resource Ctr, Rm 123B
11655 NW Gainesville Road
Ocala, FL 34482-1486

Summary of Rule:

The purpose of the proposed amendment to Rule 69A-37.039, F.A.C., is to adopt a new form for use by firefighters and volunteer firefighters who wish to apply for the Lifetime Firefighter designation provided under Section 633.415, F.S.  The Division will use this form to determine whether an applicant meets the eligibility requirements described in Section 633.415, F.S., for receipt of the Lifetime Firefighter designation. The Division is authorized to adopt rules pursuant to its authority under Section 633.104(1), F.S., to implement the provisions of Section 633.415, F.S.

Contact Attorney

Division of State Fire Marshal
Mark Harper (352) 369-2829
Mark.Harper@MyFloridaCFO.com.

Lewis