Florida lawmakers take aim at hurricane healthcare issues
from Orlando Weekly
Though she's concerned that emergency rules requiring nursing homes and assisted living facilities to have generators and 96 hours of fuel supplies were vague, a leading House Republican said that state healthcare agencies should move ahead with implementing a pair of permanent rules. Rep. Jeanette Nunez, a Miami Republican who chairs the House Select Committee on Hurricane Response and Preparedness, said she is willing to “let (the rulemaking process) continue to play out,” but she acknowledged that the process needs to be done in time for the Legislature to ratify the rules during the 2018 legislative session.
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