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Certificate of Need


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  • n. A legal document issued by a federal or state regulatory agency with authority over an area which affirms that a proposed acquisition, expansion, or creation of a facility falling under that authority is required to fulfill the needs of a community.


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  • The application from Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare to invest $137 million for a new hospital in Olive Branch is on the agenda for the July 29 Certificate of Need meeting at the

    The Memphis Daily News

  • Bursell's plan touches on the battle in Alaska over the Certificate of Need process, which is designed to prevent duplicate or excessive health care facilities.



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