Pending Health System Requests

The Center for Health Systems Policy and Regulation posts recent pending requests and applications including: Certificate of Need (CON), Change in Effective Control (CEC), Initial Licensure (IL), Letters of Intent for CON and One-For-One Applications. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding these documents.

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Memorial Hospital's Obstetrics Services Request

On March 2, 2016, Care New England notified the Department of Health of a proposal to transfer Memorial Hospital's inpatient obstetrics services to Women & Infants Hospital and Kent County Memorial Hospital.

On April 22, 2016 the application was deemed complete. The Department of Health has until July 21, 2016 to make a final decision.

Public Comment

The Department of Health received public comment on Care New England's initial proposal at three community meetings. Meeting Transcripts: 3/14/2016 | 3/16/2016 | 3/17/2016 | Written comments.

The Department held an Open Meeting to hear argument and public comment on the United Nurses Allied Professionals' petition for declaratory ruling regarding the elimination of primary care services at the Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island. Meeting Transcript: 4/27/2016

Application Documents

The complete application is comprised of a series of documents. They include an initial submission from Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, subsequent questions from the Department of Health and responses to those questions.

Care New England's Financial Statements

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