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Latest CON Deemed Complete:
  • On August 11, 2014, the Certificate of Need Application of Discovery Practice Management, Inc. d/b/a Center for Discovery to establish a residential eating disorder program in Fairfield was deemed complete. This CON application was filed under Docket No. 14-31913-CON.
  • On August 7, 2014, the Certificate of Need Application of Yale-New Haven Hospital to terminate its Outpatient Eldercare Clinics in New Haven, Hamden and West Haven was deemed complete. This CON application was filed under Docket No. 14-31908-CON.

Upcoming Public Hearing Notices:

October 15, 2014
Greater Waterbury Health Network, Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. Docket Number:  13-486-01 and 13-31838-CON

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19-486 C.G.S. Related Proposals:
  • On July 21, 2014, the CON Determination of Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group, Inc./Tenet Healthcare Corporation & Yale-New Haven Health Services Corporation for Approval of Transfer of Assets of Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group, Inc. and its Affiliates to VHS Bristol Health System, LLC and Conversion of Bristol Hospital, Inc. to a For Profit Hospital was filed under Docket Number 14-31928-DTR.
  • On June 6, 2014, the CON Determination of ECHN for the Tenet Purchase of ECHN (including Manchester & Rockville Hospital)  was filed under Docket Number 14-31926-DTR.
  • On September 12, 2014, Saint Mary’s Hospital and VHS of CT, LLC and VHS Saint Mary’s Health System, LLC filed their application for the Purchase Agreement between Saint Mary’s Health System and to be formed Subsidiary of Tenent Healthcare under Docket Number 14-31927-486.
  • 13-31838-486 Waterbury Health System, Inc. Vanguard Health System, Inc. Application for sale of Waterbury hospital to Vanguard Health System.
  • NEW!!! Annual Report on the Financial Status of Connecticut’s Short Term Acute Care Hospitals for Fiscal Year 2013 (September 2014).  This report provides information concerning the financial performance of Connecticut’s acute care hospitals using Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 data.   
  • NEW!!! 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…
  • On August 1, 2014, OHCA received the Certificate of Need application of Lawrence & Memorial Hospital for the operational status of certain outpatient services at or by Lawrence & Memorial Hospital and transfer of services to a wholly owned tax exempt not for profit entity of Lawrence & Memorial Hospital. This CON application was filed under Docket No: 14-31932-CON. 
  • NEW!!! 2014 Public Acts regarding Certificate of Need. Click here...

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