Hillsborough County Hospital Authority

Public Purpose

This Authority monitors the lease entered into in 1997 with Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc., which permits FHSC to occupy the Authority's Davis Island property and transfers ownership and operation of Tampa General Hospital. Monitoring the hospital's overall condition, indigent and charity care reports and MBE contract participation, and reviewing citizen grievances who feel they were denied care due to the inability to pay are the primary obligations of the Authority Board.

Boundaries/Service Area:

Hillsborough County

Services Provided

This Authority monitors the lease entered into in 1997 with Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc., which permits FHSC to occupy the Authority's Davis Island property and transfers ownership and operation of Tampa General Hospital. Monitoring the hospital's overall condition, indigent and charity care reports and MBE contract participation, and reviewing citizen grievances who feel they were denied care due to the inability to pay are the primary obligations of the Authority Board.

Full Text of the Charter: Read Special Act Creating Hospital Authority

Date of Creation: June 2, 1996


Establishing Entity
: Florida legislature

Contact Information

District Mailing Address: Frederick B. Karl County Center, 601 East Kennedy Boulevard, 26th Floor, Tampa, FL 33602

Email Address: tarrJ@hillsboroughconty.org

Telephone Number: 813-307-3145

Website Address

Registered Agent Name and Address:

Jennie Tarr, Hospital Authority Attorney
Post Office Box 1110
Tampa, Florida 33601-1110

For each governing body member: Board Member Contact Information

Appointing Authority: Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners 

General Financial Information

Fiscal Year: October 1 through September 30

Revenue Information

The Hospital Authority receives $75,000, annually, from Florida Health Sciences Center according to the lease agreement between the Authority and the Center.

Ethics

Code of Ethics: Link to the Florida State Commission on Ethics, www.ethics.state.fl.us and select "Ethics Laws."