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NEW!!! Outpatient Surgery Data Reporting begins June 1, 2015. 
Complete and useable data, for encounters that occurred between 10/1/2014 and 3/31/2015, is due by July 1, 2015. Check the Outpatient Surgery Data Reporting section of OHCA's website for information on who is required to report and reporting process guidelines. Registered users will begin to receive their individual login and password information immediately and may submit test data for review. Email related questions to HelpDesk.dph@ct.gov using the subject line: Outpatient Surgery Data Reporting.
Latest CON Deemed Complete:
  • On August 24, 2015, OHCA deemed complete Saint Francis’ application, docket number 15-31984, to transfer ownership of group practices to Trinity Health Corporation.
  • On August 13, 2015, OHCA deemed complete Sharon’s application to terminate its Sleep Center, docket number 15-32014-CON.
  • On August 5, 2015, OHCA deemed complete Yale New-Haven Hospital’s application to terminate its Urgent Care Center at Foxon in East Haven, docket number 15-32011-CON.
  • On July 31, 2015, OHCA deemed complete Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s application for the acquisition of the CT scanner for the Emergency and Medical Care Center in Winsted, docket number 15-31989-CON.
  • On July 29, 2015, OHCA deemed complete The Stamford Hospital’s application to acquire a Computed Tomography Scanner (CT), docket number 15-31990-CON.
  • On July 29, 2015, OHCA deemed complete Bridgeport Hospital’s application to terminate its Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, docket number 15-32010-CON.
  • On July 9, 2015, OHCA deemed complete Middlesex Hospital’s application to acquire a non-hospital based Linear Accelerator, docket number 15-31985-CON. 

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  • NEW!!! On August 18, 2015, OHCA received The Stamford Hospital’s application, docket number 15-32020-CON, to acquire a SPECT/CT camera system for use at its new Heart and Vascular Institute in Stamford, CT.

  • NEW!!! 2015 Legislative Summary of Public Act 15-146 related to the Office of Health Care Access.

  • NEW!!! Statewide acute care hospital summary data on Hospital Expenses, Service Utilization and FTEs, Liquidity and Solvency Measures, and Uncompensated Care are now available.  These documents contain individual hospital data along with statewide totals for fiscal year’s FY 2012 – FY 2014 as filed by Connecticut’s acute care hospitals.

  • NEW!!! A Dashboard showing total aggregated statewide Financial Assistance and Certain Other Community Benefits information and statewide levels of various Community Building activities for FY 2013 for Connecticut’s tax-exempt acute care hospitals.

  • On July 22, 2015 correspondence was received from Windham Community Hospital regarding realignment of services.

  • On July 14, 2015, Sharon Hospital  submitted a Certificate of Need Application to terminate its Sleep Center located in Sharon 15-32014-CON.

  • On July 7, 2015, the Office of Health Care Access received a request for a CON Modification from Blue Sky Behavioral Health, LLC. The request is to extend the expiration date of the CON rendered under Docket Number 12-31811-CON. To review the information please click here: 15-31811-MDF.

  • On July 6, 2015, Yale-New Haven Hospital  submitted a Certificate of Need Application to terminate its urgent center on Foxon Road in East Haven 15-32011-CON.

  • On June 29, 2015, Bridgeport Hospital  submitted a Certificate of Need Application to terminate its inpatient rehabilitation unit. The application was assigned docket number 15-32010-CON.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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Content Last Modified on 8/26/2015 12:01:04 PM