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11/26/2018

OHS Holds Public Hearings in New Haven and Danbury for Certificate of Need Applications

(HARTFORD, CT) – Over the next two weeks, the Connecticut Office of Health Strategy will hold public hearings in New Haven and Danbury for Certificate of Need applications. Members of the public are invited to attend and/or submit comment.

The first, held in New Haven on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, is for the Yale-New Haven Hospital Certificate of Need application for termination of outpatient primary care services.

The second, held in Danbury on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, is for the Certificate of Need application for the transfer of ownership of Western Connecticut Health Network, Inc. and Health Quest Systems, Inc. to a newly-formed not-for-profit parent corporation. 

Pursuant to multiple sections of the General Statutes as amended by Public Act 18-91, OHS leads the Health Systems Planning Unit (formerly the Office of Health Care Access) that administers the Certificate of Need program—a regulatory responsibility to promote statewide health facility and service development and monitor the community impact of provider acquisitions and consolidations. 


WHO:  OHS Executive Director Victoria Veltri, Hearing Officer OHS Attorney Micheala Mitchell, Yale-New Haven Hospital Representatives
WHAT: Yale-New Haven Hospital Certificate of Need Application Public Hearing
WHEN:  Wednesday, November 28, 2018; 3:00 p.m. until at least 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Parish House at Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School, 150 Kimberly Avenue, New Haven

**Docket # 18-32231-CON
OHS has a redesigned CON portal. To find documents related to docket # 18-32231, click blue filter icon next to ‘docket number’, type ‘32231’ in first box then click ‘filter’

***Agenda

WHO:  OHS Executive Director Victoria Veltri, Hearing Officer OHS Attorney Micheala Mitchell, Health System Representatives
WHAT: Western Connecticut Health Network and Health Quest Systems Certificate of Need Application Public Hearing
WHEN:  Tuesday, December 4, 2018; 3:30 p.m. until at least 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Broadview Middle School 72 Hospital Avenue Danbury


**Docket # 18-32238-CON
OHS has a redesigned CON portal. To find documents related to docket # 18-32238, click blue filter icon next to ‘docket number’, type ‘32238’ in first box then click ‘filter’

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