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Material Change Notifications

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. 


Table: Notice of Material Change filed with OHCA

Group Practice Names 
Effective
Transaction Date 
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.
November 2,2015
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