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2018 SMFP Need Determinations

1.18.2018

The 2018 State Medical Facilities Plan (SMFP) was approved by Governor Cooper on December 11, 2017, and has been issued effective January 1, 2018. It includes need determinations of interest to a number of different types of providers. Several of the need determinations were different from the proposed SMFP issued last summer, but were changed in the final SMFP based on petitions filed with the State Health Coordinating Council (SHCC) or because of updated data which justified their addition or removal. Of particular note is the SHCC’s decision to significantly revise the methodology for determining need for operating rooms. As shown below, those revisions resulted in a larger number of operating rooms becoming available for development than in past years.

All of the SMFP need determinations identified are listed below. Please note that application due dates are absolute deadlines. Applications must be filed with the Healthcare Planning and Certificate of Need Section, which is located at 809 Ruggles Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603. The filing deadline is 5:30 p.m. on the application due date.

Acute Care Bed Need Determination

Service Area Acute Care Bed Need Determination Certificate of Need Application Due Date Certificate of Need Beginning Review Date

Mecklenburg

50 10/15/18 11/01/18
Moore 22 02/15/18 03/01/18

Operating Room Need Determination

Operating Room Service Area Operating Room Need Determination Certificate of Need Application Due Date Certificate of Need Beginning Review Date
Buncombe/Madison/Yancey 2 05/15/18 06/01/18
Catawba 1 06/15/18 07/01/18
Cumberland 1 04/16/18 05/01/18
Durham 4 11/15/18 12/01/18
Forsyth 4 05/15/18 06/01/18
Mecklenburg 6 10/15/18 11/01/18
Orange 6 11/15/18 12/01/18
Wake 6 08/15/18 09/01/18

Inpatient Rehabilitation Bed Need Determination

Service Area Inpatient Rehabilitation  Bed Need Determination Certificate of Need Application Due Date Certificate of Need Beginning Review Date
HSA III 8 9/17/18 10/01/18

Mobile Dedicated PET Scanner Need Determination

Service Area Mobile Dedicated PET Need Determination Certificate of Need Application Due Date Certificate of Need Beginning Review Date
Statewide 1 11/15/18 12/01/18

Fixed MRI Scanner Need Determination

Service Area Fixed MRI Scanners Need Determination Certificate of Need Application Due Date Certificate of Need Beginning Review Date
Union 1 06/15/18 07/01/18

Fixed Cardiac Catheterization Equipment Need Determination

Cardiac Catheterization Service Area

Fixed Cardiac Catheterization Equipment Need Determination

Certificate of Need Application Due Date

Certificate of Need Beginning Review Date

Buncombe/Graham/Madison/Yancey 1 08/15/18 09/01/18

Shared Fixed Cardiac Catheterization Equipment Need Determination

Cardiac Catheterization Service Area Shared Fixed Cardiac Catheterization Equipment Need Determination Certificate of Need Application Due Date Certificate of Need Beginning Review Date
Caldwell 1 01/16/18 02/01/18

Nursing Care Bed Need Determination

County HSA Nursing Care Bed Need Determination Certificate of Need Application Due Date Certificate of Need Beginning Review Date
Davie II 21 02/15/18 03/01/18

Adult Care Home Bed Need Determination

County HSA Adult Care Home Bed Need Determination Certificate of Need Application Due Date Certificate of Need Beginning Review Date
Ashe I 30 04/16/18 05/01/18
Cherokee I 60 02/15/18 03/01/18
Greene VI 20 04/16/18 05/01/18
Jones VI 20 07/16/18 08/01/18
Washington VI 10 07/16/18 08/01/18

Home Health Agency or Office Need Determination

County HSA Home Health Agencies/Office Need Determination Certificate of Need Application Due Date Certificate of Need Beginning Review Date
Wake IV 2 10/15/18 11/01/18

Hospice Home Care Office Need Determination

County HSA Hospice Home Care Office Need Determination Certificate of Need Application Due Date Certificate of Need Beginning Review Date
Cumberland V 1 06/15/18 07/01/18
Hyde VI 1 02/15/18 03/01/18

Hospice Inpatient Bed Need Determination

County HSA Hospice Inpatient Beds Need Determination Certificate of Need Application Due Date Certificate of Need Beginning Review Date
Cumberland V 10 06/15/18 07/01/18
Wake IV 10 04/16/18 05/01/18

Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Bed Need Determination

Local Management Entity-Managed Care Organization (LME-MCO) and Counties HSA Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Bed Need Determination Certificate of Need Application Due Date Certificate of Need Beginning Review Date
Eastpointe: Bladen, Columbus, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Lenoir, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Wayne, Wilson V, VI 27 08/15/18 09/01/18
Sandhills Center: Anson, Guilford, Harnett, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Randolph, Richmond II, IV, V 7 07/16/18 08/01/18
Vaya Health: Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey I 13 03/15/18 04/01/18

Adult Chemical Dependency (Substance Abuse) Treatment Bed Need Determination

Mental Health Planning Region HSA Adult Chemical Dependency Treatment Bed Need Determination Certificate of Need Application Due Date Certificate of Need Beginning Review Date
Central Region II, III, IV, V 14 05/15/18 06/01/18

Child/Adolescent Chemical Dependency (Substance Abuse) Treatment Bed Need Determination

Mental Health Planning Region HSA Child/Adolescent Chemical Dependency Treatment Bed Need Determination Certificate of Need Application Due Date Certificate of Need Beginning Review Date
Central Region II, III, IV, V 15 03/15/18 04/01/18
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