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  197.478.  Home health agency information to be provided on department internet website. — 1.  The department of health and senior services shall provide through their internet website:

  (1)  The most recent survey of all home health agencies and any such findings of deficiencies and the effect the deficiency would have on such agencies.  If such survey is in dispute, the survey shall not be posted on the website until the agency's dispute has been resolved and the department shall, upon request of the home health agency, post the agency's response;

  (2)  The home health agency's proposed plan of correction;

  (3)  A link to the federal website that provides a summary of home health agency surveys conducted over the last three years; and

  (4)  Information on how to obtain a copy of a complete home health agency survey conducted over the last three years.

  2.  Nothing in this section shall be construed as requiring the department to post any information on its internet website that is prohibited from disclosure pursuant to the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, as amended.


(L. 2003 S.B. 556 & 311)

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