Does Certificate of Need
Affect Cardiac Outcomes and Costs?
Because PeaceHealth and Southwest are not proposing to add new beds, their merger proposal may not trigger a Certificate of Need
review, Sigman said.
Construction on the new hospital in Little River, South Carolina, will begin following the approval of the Certificate of Need
, and the new hospital will commence operations following completion of construction and receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals.
In its appeal, lawyers for the group of neighbors allege state regulators committed 16 errors in approving the Certificate of Need
, such as: failing to evaluate availability of all hospitals within 50 miles, failing to find the proposed site contains "adequate" land, and finding that the proposed project will improve patients' reasonable access to service.
In 1998, subsequent to an in-depth financial and operational feasibility study, the Gurwin Center submitted an additional Certificate of Need
to establish a 28-bed certified ventilator-dependent program to be situated within the fourth 40-bed unit in the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Pavilion.
Health care company LHC Group Inc (NasdaqGS:LHCG) reported on Tuesday the completion of the acquisition of the assets of Infirmary Hospice Care in the State of Alabama, which is a Certificate of Need
(CON) State for hospice services.
The state Department of Human Services said it planned to issue a certificate of need
that would permit McKenzie-Willamette to build a 148-bed general hospital on the back nine of the RiverRidge Golf Course, north of Ayres Road on the west side of North Delta Highway.
Hospitals will no longer be required to obtain state Certificate of Need
approval for swing beds.
Under Oregon's rules, hospitals are allowed to expand within their service areas without applying for a new license, called a certificate of need