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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS NURSE REGISTRIES

What is a nurse registry?

1.1 What is a Nurse Registry and how does it differ from a Home Health Agency, and a Health Care Services Pool?

A nurse registry as defined in 400.462, Florida Statutes (F.S.). is an agency that offers health-care-related contracts for registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants, home health aides, companions or homemakers who are paid by fees as independent contractors. 59A-18.010, F.A.C. (G 180).

Some of the differences between a nurse registry and other types of health related providers are included below:

These are only a few of the differences.  For more information, please review the Florida Statutes and the Florida Administrative Code (State Rules) with each of these programs at this web site.