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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 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.
  • On June 26, 2015 OHCA deemed complete Northeast Regional Radiation Oncology Network Inc.’s  application to acquire a Linear Accelerator under Docket Number 15-32001-CON.
  • On June 19, 2015, OHCA deemed complete Milford Hospital's application to terminate its Family Childbirth Center under Docket Number 15-31998-CON.
 
 

Upcoming Public Hearing Notices:

 Date
 Reference
July 29, 2015

Click on 'Check the Calendar' on the left navigation bar for details.

News:
  • 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.

  • NEW!!! Top 10 Salary Data for Connecticut’s 29 Short Term Acute Care Hospitals for Fiscal Year 2014.  This document provides a summary of the ten highest paid positions for each acute care hospital for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • NEW!!! 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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