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Request for Public Comments

 

Modification of Certificate of Need Application: 

BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc.

Original Application: Expansion of an existing home health agency (HH7158) to Frederick, Washington, Allegany and Garrett Counties

(Western Maryland Home Health Agency Review)

Modified Application: Change in ownership

             (Docket No. 17-R2-2399)

 

Date Posted:               December 4, 2018

 

Pursuant to COMAR 10.24.01.08E(2), the Maryland Health Care Commission gives notice that the above-referenced Certificate of Need application has been modified by the applicant to reflect a pending change of ownership, with the agreement of other applicants in the Western Maryland Home Health Agency Review. The modified application, the original application, and responses to questions and requests for additional information filed by the applicant subsequent to submission of the original application may be accessed at following link: Bayada Home Health

 

The entire record of this project review can be viewed at the offices of the Maryland Health Care Commission, 4160 Patterson Avenue, in Baltimore, during regular business hours, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, by appointment. 

 

Persons desiring to provide comment on the modification to the above-referenced application should submit written comments to the Commission no later than close of business on December 19, 2018.

 

Questions may be directed to Kevin McDonald, Chief, Certificate of Need, Maryland Health Care Commission at 410-764-5982, or sent to MHCC, 4160 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215.

 

Request for Public Comments

Date Posted: November 9, 2018

Notice of Proposed Action and Opportunity for Public Comment:

COMAR 10.24.17: State Health Plan for Facilities and Services: Specialized Health Care Services - Cardiac Surgery and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Services

The Maryland Health Care Commission proposes to repeal existing Regulation .01 and adopt new Regulation .01 under COMAR 10.24.17 State Health Plan for Facilities and Services: Specialized Health Care Services - Cardiac Surgery and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Services, which was published in 45:23 Md. R. 1081-1082 (November 9 ,2018). At this time, the Maryland Health Care Commission is withdrawing the repeal of existing Regulation .01 and adoption of new Regulation .01 under COMAR 10.24.17: State Health Plan for Facilities and Services: Specialized Health Care Services - Cardiac Surgery and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Services, which was published in 45:11 Md. R 589-590 (May 25, 2018).

Comments may be sent to Eileen Fleck, Chief, Acute Care Policy and Planning, Maryland Health Care Commission, 4160 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215, or email: eileen.fleck@maryland.gov, or by fax to (410) 358-1236. These comments must be received not later than 4:30 p.m. on December 10, 2018.

 

Request for Comments

Date Posted: November 8, 2018

Notice of Modification of Applications in Review to Establish or Expand Hospice Services in Prince George’s County(“Prince George’s County Hospice Review”; Docket Nos. 16-16-2382, 16-16-2383, 16-16-2384, 16-16-2385)

The Maryland Health Care Commission (“Commission”) hereby gives notice that modifications to pending applications in the Prince George’s County Hospice Review were filed pursuant to a project status conference held in writing, in which all applicants participated. The applicants are Amedisys Maryland, LLC d/b/a Amedisys Hospice of Greater Chesapeake (“Amedisys”); BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc. d/b/a BAYADA hospice (“Bayada”); Montgomery Hospice, Inc.; and P-B Health Home Care Agency (“P-B Health”).

he Reviewer’s letters outlining deficiencies in each application, each applicant’s proposed changes to its application, any completeness questions posed by the Reviewer regarding the proposed changes, and any response by an applicant may be found at the following links for the applicant:

Amedisys:

Bayada

Montgomery Hospice

P-B Health:

Pursuant to COMAR 10.24.01.09A(2)(d), “each interested party . . . in the review of an application shall have 7 days to file comments on the proposed changes made pursuant to the project status conference.” Only entities that were recognized as interested parties in the November 13, 2017 letter ruling by the assigned Commissioner/Reviewer may file comments on the changes to the applications. This letter identifying interested parties may be accessed at the Commission’s website using this link:

Comments by recognized interested parties (see above paragraph) on the proposed changes to any modified application must be filed with the Commission on or before November 15, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.


Last Updated: 12/4/2018