Items Tagged with 'Certificate of Need'

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Economic freedom is key to health care reform

October 17, 2014
I left the recent West Michigan Policy Forum with a bit of a different perspective than most who attended. Read More

Health provider plans $11.2M construction project

October 1, 2014
A health care provider along the lakeshore is planning an $11.2-million renovation and expansion project to enhance its delivery of nursing home, rehabilitation and dementia services. Read More

The health of Certificate of Need

September 30, 2014
Once again, our legislators have opened season on the Certificate of Need program, or CON, in the health care industry. Read More

Lack of need may stall Grand Haven nursing home proposal

North Ottawa system scrapped plan early this year for the same reason.

October 4, 2013
The Alliance for Health will hold a public hearing Oct. 17 regarding four proposed investments in health-care-related projects that require a Certificate of Need from the state of Michigan. Read More

Alliance for Health OK’s $24M in hospital construction projects

April 19, 2013
The Alliance for Health has given its endorsement to two proposed major construction projects at Spectrum Health facilities in Grand Rapids and a major expansion project at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services needed to accommodate seasonal spikes in young patients. Read More

Sen Hildenbrand Worth looking at changes in CON law

October 1, 2012
Legislation approved by a Michigan Senate committee would change the Michigan Certificate of Need process for determining where and when new hospitals should be built, and would eliminate West Michigan’s Alliance for Health from the process altogether. Read More

Senate panel would eliminate Alliance for Health

September 25, 2012
The Economic Development Committee of the Michigan Senate voted in favor of proposed legislation that would eliminate the Alliance for Health from the Certificate of Need process regarding local health care advisements. Read More