The House Select Committee on the Certificate of Need (CON) Process and Related Hospital Issues recently began deliberating the wide-ranging issues raised by interested parties – primarily hospitals and hospital-based health care systems - in public hearings that took place across the state this past Fall.
The committee’s January 19 meeting was the first of several scheduled meetings aimed at considering suggestions for potential modifications to North Carolina’s CON Law. Proposed changes under consideration include increases to many of the monetary thresholds in the law which some have contended are outdated and too low.
The committee voted to recommend the following changes to existing CON law:
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