Certificate of public need; increase of beds at certain facilities. (HB651)

Introduced By

Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Certificate of public need process. Eliminates the requirement for a certificate of public need for an increase in the total number of beds or operating rooms at existing medical care facilities, addition of certain neonatal special care services and open heart surgery services at existing medical care facilities, and addition of new equipment for the provision of open heart surgery at existing medical care facilities under certain conditions; requires registration of introduction of new intermediate or specialty-level neonatal special care services, increases in the total number of beds at certain hospitals, and introduction of new open heart surgery services or addition of new equipment for the provision of open heart surgery for which no certificate is required; and eliminates regional health planning agencies. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2016Committee
01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102581D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Subcommittee #3
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #3
01/14/2016Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/27/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions