HCA loses CON appeal

Galloro, Vince
October 2007
Modern Healthcare;10/29/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 43, p17
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The article reports on the plan of HCA to challenge a ruling by a Tennessee administrative law judge that overturned its certificate-of-need (CON) approval to build a hospital in Spring Hill. It is planning to ask the state Health Services and Development Agency to review the ruling and reinstate the CON. It cites that the administrative law judge found the company's estimates for population growth in Spring Hill unreasonable. HCA states that the ruling did not diminish its commitment to provide healthcare services.


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