Florida Nursing Homes Grapple With Backup Generator RequirementTime is ticking for the state’s long-term care providers to comply with a requirement to have backup generators and fuel or face fines or even the possible revocation of their licenses.
Judge Rejects Emergency Generator RulesThe judge said the state failed to demonstrate that the need to increase the self-sufficiency of nursing homes and ALFs is an “emergency.”
Nursing Homes Seek Variance From Generator RequirementAs industry attorneys waged a legal battle over new rules that require nursing homes and assisted living facilities to have generators that can power air-conditioning systems, providers worried that they cannot meet the mandate by November 15th are asking for variances from the rules.
Second Challenge Filed Against Generator RequirementA second industry group has filed a legal challenge against an effort by Gov. Rick Scott's administration to require nursing homes and assisted-living facilities to quickly install generators that can power air-conditioning systems.