Effective October 1, 2015, transactions that result in a material change to a group practice require the filing of a written notice to the Commissioner of Public Health not later than 30 days after the transaction effective date. The written notice shall identify each party to the transaction and describe the material change to the business or corporate structure of the group practice. Material changes are defined by 19a-486i(c).
What is the statutory authority for this new filing requirement?
Section 27 of Public Act 15-146 effective October 1, 2015.
When is this filing due?
Not later than thirty days after the effective date of any transaction.
Who needs to submit this new filing requirement?
The parties to the transaction shall submit written notice to the Commissioner of Public Health. The completed notification should be emailed to OHCA@ct.gov
The specific elements of this filing are the same as required by the Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) prior to the transaction. Please refer to this link below for further details of the Material Change Filing process. http://www.ct.gov/ag/cwp/view.asp?a=2105&q=553102
Below is a listing of Material Change documents that have been filed with OHCA. To view a particular filing, click on the date the notice was received by OHCA located in the third column of the table.
Notice of Material Change filed with OHCA
|Group Practice Names|
|Date Received by OHCA|
|Eastern Connecticut Medical Professionals Foundation, Inc., Prospect CT Medical Foundation, Inc.|
October 12, 2016
Fine and Gillette LLC and
Physicians for Women’s Health, LLC
February 15, 2016
|Greater Waterbury Health Network, Inc. and Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc.(on behalf of Alliance Medical Group, Inc.)|
October 12, 2016
Grove Hill Medical Center, P.C. and
CT Multispecialty Group, P.C.
January 1, 2016
|HHC Physiciancare, Inc. and Associated Urologists, PC.|
October 16, 2015
|HHC Physiciancare, Inc. and Medical Oncology and Blood Disorders, LLP|
January 1, 2017
|HHC Physiciancare, Inc. and New London Cancer Center, LLC|
September 1, 2016
|HHC Physiciancare, Inc. and Newington Medical Associates|
October 6, 2016
|HHC Physiciancare, Inc. and Surgical Associates of Meriden, P.C.|
February 1, 2017
MHS Primary Care, Inc. and
Middletown Surgical Group, P.C.
|Physicians for Women's Health, LLC|
June 13, 2016
|Physician's for Women's Health, LLC and Collins Medical Associates 2, P.C.|
March 17, 2017
|Saint Vincent’s Multispecialty Group, Inc. and Associated Neurologists of Southern Connecticut, P.C|
October 1, 2016