PHHPC Focuses on Cost-Savings in CON Streamlining

On Wednesday, May 24, the Public Health and Health Planning Council (“PHHPC”) met to further discuss the streamlining of the Certificate of Need (“CON”) process in New York State. The PHHPC produced documents that explain the mission and vision for the CON, as well as a report of its recommendations for streamlining the CON program.  Over […]

NYS Department of Health to Streamline CON Approval Process

The Public Health and Health Planning Council (PHHPC) announced on Thursday, May 10, that the New York State Department of Health (DOH) will begin to streamline its process for approving Certificates of Need (CON).  The Committee was careful to note that this plan is still evolving—it is not yet clear how the cost and financial […]

First Meeting of the Public Health and Health Planning Council

The Public Health and Health Planning Council, whose first meeting scheduled for June 2 never took place, has rescheduled its first business meeting for tomorrow, Thursday, June 9, 2011.  At this meeting, the PHHPC is expected to adopt bylaws, elect the Vice Chair, populate its Committees, adopt a 2011 calendar, and adopt guidelines for the […]