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Latest CON Deemed Complete:
  • On April 10, 2015 OHCA deemed complete Shoreline Behavioral Health’s application to establish a mental health and substance abuse treatment facility under Docket No. 14-31964-CON.
  • On April 1, 2015, the Certificate of Need Application of Yale-New Haven Hospital to terminate its Inpatient Rehabilitation Services at its Chapel Street Campus to a leased space in Milford Hospital was deemed complete. This CON application was filed under Docket No. 15-31987-CON.
  • On March 30, 2015, Yale-New Haven Smilow Cancer Center’s application (Docket No. 14-31969) to terminate services in Sharon was deemed complete.
  • On January 20, 2015, the Certificate of Need Application of Molecular Neuroimaging, LLC to acquire one PET/CT scanner was deemed complete. This CON application was filed under Docket No. 14-31965-CON.
 
 

Upcoming Public Hearing Notices:

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News:
  • On April 16, 2015, the Office of Health Care Access received a request for a CON Modification from MidState Medical Center and The Hospital of Central Connecticut. The request is to modify OHCA’s decision rendered under Docket Number 12-31775-CON. To review the information please click here: DN: 15-31991-MDF.

  • On April 13, 2015, Stamford Hospital submitted a Certificate of Need application for the acquisition of a CT scanner to be located in the new Emergency Department on the main campus. The application was assigned docket number 15-31990-CON.

  • On April 8, 2015, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital submitted a Certificate of Need application for the acquisition of a CT scanner for the Hungerford Emergency and Medical Care Center in Winsted. The application was assigned docket number 15-31989-CON.

  • On April 2, 2015, Walden Behavioral Care, LLC submitted a Certificate of Need application to establish an outpatient clinic, in Guilford, to treat eating disorders in male and female adults and adolescents.  The application was assigned docket number 15-31988-CON.

  • NEW!!! Uncompensated Care Trend Analysis  - This document provides an analysis on the trending of Acute Care Hospitals’ Uncompensated Care Costs (Charity Care and Bad Debts), Uncompensated Care Costs as a percent of Net Patient Service Revenue and Uninsured Discharges as a percent of Total Discharges for the fiscal years 2011 - 2013.

  • NEW!!! On March 23, 2015, OHCA received the Certificate of Need application of Yale-New Haven Hospital for the Termination of Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (IRU) at New-Hospital , and to Relocate the 24 IRU Beds to a leased space at Milford Hospital. This CON application was filed under Docket No: 15-31987-CON.

  • NEW!!! Statement of Operations data for Connecticut’s Acute Care Hospital Health Systems for Fiscal Year 2014.  This document provides a summary of revenues and expenses for each of the corporate health systems within which the state’s acute care hospitals operate and on a cumulative statewide basis for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014.

  • NEW!!! Statement of Operations Data for Connecticut’s 29 Short Term Acute Care Hospitals for Fiscal Year 2014.  This document provides a summary of revenues and expenses for each acute care hospital and on a cumulative statewide basis for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014.

  • NEW!!! Audited Financial Statements for Connecticut’s Short Term Acute Care Hospitals and their parent corporations for Fiscal Year 2014 are now available in the Hospital Financial Data section of this website.

  • NEW!!! Certificate of Need (CON) application forms have been revised/reformatted and are now available for use, effective March 10, 2015. The new forms and further instruction on their use can be found at OHCA Forms.

  • On March 6, 2015, OHCA received the Certificate of Need application of Saint Francis Care, Inc. and Trinity Health Corporation for the Change in Governance/Ultimate Controlling Entity of Group Practices from Saint Francis Care, Inc. to Trinity Health Corporation. This CON application was filed under Docket No: 15-31984-CON.

  • On February 27, 2015, Hartford Hospital and Connecticut GI Endoscopy Center, LLC submitted an application to transfer 51% ownership of the center to Hartford Hospital.  The application was assigned docket number 15-31983.

  • Statewide Health Care Facilities and Services Plan 2014 Supplement. This Plan is intended to be a blueprint for health care delivery in Connecticut, serving as a resource guide for health care facilities and services planning. While the 2012 Plan focused on standards, guidelines and methodologies related to Certificate of Need (CON) regulation, this Plan focuses on the unmet health care need of vulnerable and at-risk populations and the alignment of public health and health care initiatives that aim to address these needs.

  • On February 20, 2015, The Office of Health Care Access received a request for a CON Modification from NRRON d/b/a Community Cancer Care. The request is to modify OHCA’s decision rendered under Docket Number 95-534. To review the information please click here: 15-31982-MDF.

  • P.A. 13-208 Sec. 69 Cardiac Transfers Report – This is a report to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly on matters relating to public health.  The document provides information on cardiac patient transfers from Connecticut hospitals permitted by certificate of need to provide emergency/primary coronary angioplasty services only to other hospitals.

  • On February 13, 2015, the Application of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Trinity Health System, Inc. for Trinity Health System, Inc. to acquire Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center was received. This application was filed under Docket No. 15-31979-CON.

  • On February 11, 2015, OHCA received a Certificate of Need application to transition Danbury Hospital’s Seifert & Ford Family Community Health Center for Behavioral Health programs to the Connecticut Institute For Communities, Inc.’s Greater Danbury Community Health Center (FQHC). It was assigned docket number 15-31978.

  • Specialty Hospital Statement of Operations Data - This document provides a summary of Connecticut specialty hospitals' financial performance for the fiscal years 2009 - 2013.

  • Statewide Liquidity and Solvency Measures – These documents provide individual hospital liquidity and solvency measures for each of Connecticut’s short term acute care hospitals in Fiscal Year’s 2011 – 2013.

  • Hospital Quality and Utilization ( CTMONAHRQ ) - provides information about hospital quality ratings, costs and charges, avoidable hospitalization, and county rates of conditions and procedures.

  • Statewide Service Utilization and FTEs – This document provides aggregate data on various scans, procedures, and visits performed at Connecticut’s short term acute care hospitals in fiscal years 2011 - 2013.

  • Statewide Hospital Expense Data – This document provides aggregate data for various expense categories of Connecticut’s short term acute care hospitals for fiscal years 2010 - 2013

  • In December 2014, OHCA posted tables that comprise the 2014 Statewide Health Care Facility and Services Inventory. These 27 tables in excel format provide information on the different types of health care facilities in the State, including provider names, locations, number of beds, hours and days of operation, and, as available, specific service lines.  Volume data for 2013 is also listed on these tables for imaging and surgical providers based on a survey conducted in 2014.

  • Hospital Community Health Need Assessments - Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), non-profit hospitals are now required to conduct a community health needs assessment with input from public health experts and community members, and adopt an implementation strategy to meet needs identified by the assessment. Click here…  

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