Mortality in Medicare Beneficiaries Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery in States with and without Certificate of Need
Craig Armstrong, attorney for Southwest, told The Columbian newspaper in Vancouver last week that skipping the Certificate of Need
process "would be our hope and our goal.
The certificate of need
is one of two major hurdles McKenzie-Willamette needs to clear before it can start building a new hospital.
PeaceHealth is allowed to relocate within McKenzie-Willamette's service area, but McKenzie-Willamette must obtain a new certificate of need
to build a hospital outside those two ZIP codes.
PeaceHealth's application for a certificate of need
to expand Sacred Heart's Hilyard campus into a 104- bed specialty hospital with a 24-hour emergency department is well ahead of McKenzie-Willamette's on the long and winding road to approval.
3) Adding beds and services at its existing site can be done without going through the certificate of need
process and avoids a one-year moratorium on such expansions when a hospital relocates.
To move beyond those boundaries - such as to the Eugene Water & Electric Board property in Eugene - McKenzie-Willa-mette would have to obtain a Certificate of Need
More than a year ago, we asked if hospital relocation would require state certificate of need
These include reimbursement and regulatory environment, including certificate of need
The proposed changes to the certificate of need
rules are intended to address situations when one hospital's existence becomes threatened by another hospital moving into its territory, state health officials said.