Any establishment that:
However, the provisions of this chapter do not apply to any institution conducted by or for the adherents of any well-recognized church or religious denomination that depends exclusively upon prayer or spiritual means to heal, care for, or treat any person. For purposes of local zoning matters, the term "hospital" includes a medical office building located on the same premises as a hospital facility, provided the land on which the medical office building is constructed is zoned for use as a hospital; provided the premises were zoned for hospital purposes on January 1, 1992. See Section 395.002, F.S.
Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). (This link will open a new browser window).
Physical Plant Inspections?
No. Except for sanitary nuisance complaints investigated in coordination with the lead agency. Section 386.01, F.S.
Yes - DOH Rules - 64E-11, F.A.C. (pdf)
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