Decisions and Findings

Each month, the Certificate of Need Section makes decisions regarding applications under review to either conditionally approve the application or to disapprove it. The Certificate of Need Section also prepares "findings" which explain the basis for the decision.

March 2020

County Project ID Facility FID Project Description Decision Date Decision Findings
Brunswick O-011817-19 The Landings of Brunswick 150395 ACH Change of scope for Project ID #O-11065-15 (develop a new 80-bed ACH facility), which consists of a change of site and change of name 3/26/2020 Denied Findings
Davidson G-011844-20 North Davidson Dialysis Center of Wake Forest University 200036 ESRD Develop a new 12-station dialysis facility by relocating no more than 12 in-center and home hemodialysis stations from Thomasville Dialysis Center 3/24/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Edgecombe L-011818-19 The Landings of Tarboro 190515 ACH Develop a new 66-bed ACH facility by relocating 66 existing ACH beds from Open Fields Assisted Living (located in Edgecombe County and licensed for 130 ACH beds) 3/13/2020 Denied Findings
Guilford G-011828-19 MedCenter Drawbridge 180104 HOSPITAL Change of scope to add hospital-based outpatient rehabilitation and medical oncology services to the previously approved Project ID #G-11467-18 (Develop a satellite emergency department) 3/13/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Guilford G-011801-19 WhiteStone:  A Masonic and Eastern Star Community 923331 NH Add 24 ACH beds pursuant to Policy LTC-1 for a total of 36 ACH beds, including 12 existing special care unit beds 3/5/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-011806-19 Novant Health Mountain Island Lake 190508 HOSPITAL Develop a satellite emergency department to include 1 CT scanner, ultrasound, x-ray, laboratory and pharmacy services that will be licensed as part of NHHMC 3/26/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-011807-19 Novant Health Matthews Medical Center 945076 HOSPITAL Add no more than 1 OR pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP for a total of no more than 9 ORs upon project completion 3/26/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-011808-19 Novant Health Matthews Medical Center 945076 HOSPITAL Add no more than 20 acute care beds pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP for a total of no more than 174 acute care beds upon project completion 3/26/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-011810-19 Atrium Health Lake Norman 190513 HOSPITAL Develop a new satellite hospital campus of Atrium Health University City with 30 acute care beds and 2 ORs pursuant to the need determinations in the 2019 SMFP 3/26/2020 Denied Findings
Mecklenburg F-011811-19 Carolinas Medical Center 943070 HOSPITAL Add no more than 18 acute beds pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP for a total of no more than 1,073 acute care beds upon project completion 3/26/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-011812-19 Atrium Health University City 923516 HOSPITAL Add no more than 16 acute care beds pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP for a total of no more than 116 acute care beds upon project completion 3/26/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-011813-19 Atrium Health Pineville 110878 HOSPITAL Add no more than 12 acute care beds pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP for a total of no more than 271 acute care beds upon completion of this project and Project I.D. #F-11622-18 (add 38 acute care beds) 3/26/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-011814-19 Atrium Health Pineville 110878 HOSPITAL Add no more than 2 ORs pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP for a total of no more than 15 ORs upon completion of this project and Project I.D. #F-11621-18 (add 1 OR) 3/26/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-011815-19 Carolinas Medical Center 943070 HOSPITAL Add no more than 2 ORs pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP for a total of no more than 64 ORs upon completion of this project, Project I.D. #F-11106-15 (relocate 2 ORs to Charlotte Surgery Center - Wendover Campus), and Project I.D. #F-11620-18 (add 2 ORs) 3/26/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-011822-19 Matthews Radiation Oncology Center 190631 LINAC Acquire and replace a refurbished linear accelerator for a total of no more than two linear accelerators upon project completion 3/26/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Wake J-011800-19 Raleigh Radiology Fuquay-Varina 190504 DXCTR Develop a new diagnostic center by adding one new CT scanner to existing 3D mammography, bone density, X-Ray, mobile MRI and ultrasound services 3/26/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Wake J-011843-20 Holly Hill Hospital-Child and Adolescent Unit 120234 MHH Develop no more than 11 additional child/adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds pursuant to the need determination in the 2020 SMFP for a total of 71 child/adolescent beds upon project completion 3/26/2020 Conditional Approval Findings

February 2020

County Project ID Facility FID Project Description Decision Date Decision Findings
Buncombe B-011831-19 Arden Dialysis 150248 Change of Scope and Cost Overrun for Project ID# B-11037-15 ( Develop a new dialysis facility by relocating 10 stations from Swannanoa Dialysis Center to Arden Dialysis) relocate no more than 4 dialysis stations from Asheville Kidney Center to Arden Dialysis pursuant to Policy ESRD-2, for a total of no more than 14 stations upon completion of this project and Project ID# B-11037-15 2/25/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Cumberland M-011776-19 FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES NORTH RAMSEY 960411 Add no more than 10 dialysis stations for a total of no more than 50 stations upon completion of this project, Project ID #M-11397-17 (add 5 stations) and Project ID #M-11344-17 (relocate 5 stations to FKC Rockfish) 2/14/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Durham J-011803-19 Liberty Commons of Durham County 190528 Relocate 49 NF beds from Liberty Commons Silas Creek pursuant to Policy NH-6 to develop a new NF which is a change of scope for Project ID #G-10216-13 (Relocate 100 NF beds from Liberty Commons Springwood) 2/28/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Forsyth G-011798-19 Wake Forest Baptist Imaging - Kernersville 190280 Acquire 1 fixed MRI scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP 2/14/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Forsyth G-011816-19 Novant Health Imaging Piedmont 955506 Acquire 1 fixed MRI scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP for a total of no more than 3 fixed MRI scanners upon project completion 2/14/2020 Denied Findings
Forsyth G-011802-19 Summerstone Health and Rehabilitation Center 130486 Relocate 18 NF beds from Liberty Commons of Silas Creek pursuant to Policy NH-6 which is a change of scope for Project ID# G-10216-13 (relocate 100 NF beds from Liberty Commons Springwood to Silas Creek) for a total of no more than 138 NF beds at Summerstone Health and Rehabilitation Center upon completion of this project 2/28/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Forsyth G-011809-19 The Oaks 923497 Relocate no more than 33 NF beds from Liberty Commons of Silas Creek to The Oaks, pursuant to Policy NH-6, which is a change of scope for Project ID# G-10216-13 (relocate 100 NF beds from Liberty Commons Springwood to Silas Creek) for a total of no more than 151 NF beds upon completion of this project and Project ID# F-11462-18 (relocate 13 NF beds from The Oaks to Liberty Commons of Mecklenburg) 2/28/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Franklin K-011767-19 Fresenius Kidney Care Tar River 130122 Add no more than 4 dialysis stations for a total of no more than 18 stations upon completion of this project, and Project I.D. # K-11669-19 (add 2 stations) 2/18/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Gaston F-011824-19 CaroMont Regional Medical Center 943184 Relocate two existing GI endo rooms from the former Greater Gaston Endoscopy Center to CaroMont Regional Medical Center, both located in Gaston County 2/26/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Haywood A-011793-19 Waynesville Dialysis Center 010800 Add no more than 3 dialysis stations for a total of no more than 24 stations upon completion of this project and Project ID #A-11686-19 (add 2 stations) 2/4/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Johnston J-011777-19 Fresenius Medical Care Stallings Station 030941 Add no more than 2 dialysis stations for a total of no more than 20 stations upon completion of this project, Project ID #J-11707-19 (relocate facility), Project ID #J-11473-18 (add 4 stations), and Project ID #J-11435-17 (relocate 10 stations to FKC West Johnston) 2/3/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Johnston J-011782-19 Johnston Dialysis Center 944566 Add no more than 1 dialysis station for a total of no more than 33 stations upon completion of this project, Project ID #J-11407-17 (add one station), Project ID #J-11372-17 (relocate 4 stations to FKC Selma), and Project ID #J-11540-18 (relocate 4 stations from Zebulon Kidney Center) 2/3/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-011827-19 BMA West Charlotte 190635 Relocate entire 29-station facility within Mecklenburg County 2/28/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Wake J-011784-19 FMC Northern Wake 130278 Add no more than 1 dialysis station for a total of no more than 15 stations upon project completion 2/20/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Wake J-011780-19 Wake Dialysis Clinic, Inc 956094 Add no more than 4 dialysis stations for a total of no more than 50 stations upon completion of this project, Project ID# J-11738-19 (relocate 4 stations to FMC White Oak), Project ID# J-11315-17 (add 4 stations), and Project ID # J-11271-16 (relocate 4 stations to FMC Rock Quarry) 2/20/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Warren K-011819-19 The Gardens of Warrenton 190516 Develop a new 70-bed ACH facility pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP 2/27/2020 Denied Findings

January 2020

County Project ID Facility FID Project Description Decision Date Decision Findings
Caldwell E-011774-19 BMA Lenoir 170328 Add no more than 1 dialysis station for a total of no more than 43 stations upon completion of this project and the following four projects: E-11377-17 (relocate facility); E-11401-17 (add 7 stations); E-11528-18 (change of scope); and E-11569-18 (add 1 station) 1/10/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Durham J-011799-19 Duke University Hospital 943138 Acquire two units of heart-lung bypass equipment for a total of eleven units upon project completion 1/24/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Durham J-011769-19 FMC Dialysis Services of Briggs Avenue 990969 Add no more than 4 dialysis stations for a total of no more than 29 stations upon completion of this project and Project ID #J-11736-19 (relocate 4 stations to FKC Eno River) 1/30/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Gaston F-011749-19 CaroMont Regional Medical Center - Belmont 190371 Develop a new 54-bed acute care hospital in Belmont by relocating 21 existing acute care beds from the hospital in Gastonia and developing the 33 acute care beds pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP. One dedicated C-Section OR and one GI endoscopy room will be relocated from the hospital in Gastonia and 2 ORs will be relocated from CaroMont Specialty Surgery. In addition, this project is a change of scope for Project ID #F-10354-14 (replacement and relocation of major medical equipment and acquisition of 2 digital RF systems and 1 ultrasound unit) 1/24/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-011755-19 Novant Health Matthews Medical Center 945076 Acquire a second fixed MRI scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP 1/28/2020 Denied Findings
Mecklenburg F-011760-19 Atrium Health Kenilworth Diagnostic Center #1 190165 Acquire one fixed MRI scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP 1/28/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
New Hanover O-011748-19 New Hanover Regional Medical Center 943372 Acquire a bi-plane system for interventional radiology 1/15/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
New Hanover O-011805-19 New Hanover Regional Medical Center 943372 Acquire replacement cardiac catheterization equipment 1/27/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Wake J-011757-19 The Bone and Joint Surgery Clinic, LLP 060621 Expand the type of procedures that may be performed on the existing MRI scanner acquired pursuant to the demonstration project need determination in the 2006 State Medical Facilities Plan (Project ID #J-7605-06) 1/7/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Wake J-011747-19 Wake Spine and Specialty Surgery Center 190370 Develop a new specialty ambulatory surgery center in Raleigh with one operating room and three procedure rooms pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP 1/27/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Wake J-011752-19 Triangle Orthopaedics Surgery Center 101146 Add two operating rooms to an existing specialty ambulatory surgery center (ASC) in Raleigh pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP for a total of four operating rooms upon project completion, and convert the specialty ASC to a multispecialty ASC. Approved to add 1 OR for a total of 3 ORs upon completion of project 1/27/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Wake J-011753-19 Duke Health Green Level Ambulatory Surgical Center 180422 Add two operating rooms to an approved multispecialty ambulatory surgery center in Cary pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP for a total of three operating rooms and five procedure rooms upon project completion 1/27/2020 Denied Findings
Wake J-011759-19 WakeMed Cary Hospital 990332 Develop one additional operating room at the existing hospital in Cary pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP for a total of 11 shared operating rooms and two dedicated C-section operating rooms upon project completion 1/27/2020 Denied Findings
Wake J-011761-19 Rex Hospital 953429 Develop two additional operating rooms at the existing hospital in Raleigh pursuant to the need determination in the 2019 SMFP for a total of 26 shared operating rooms and three dedicated C-Section operating rooms upon completion of Project I.D. # J-8669-11 (relocate three operating rooms to Rex Hospital Holly Springs), Project I.D. # J-11555-18 (develop two additional operating rooms pursuant to the need determination in the 2018 SMFP), and this project 1/27/2020 Denied Findings
Wake J-011804-19 RAC Surgery Center, LLC 180414 Cost overrun and change of scope for Project ID# J-11551-18 (Develop a new ASC with 1 OR and 2 procedure rooms for vascular access procedures for ESRD patients) 1/28/2020 Conditional Approval Findings
Wayne P-011792-19 Mt. Olive Dialysis 000304 Add no more than 3 dialysis stations for a total of no more than 23 stations upon completion of this project and Project ID #P-11684-19 (add 3 stations) 1/31/2020 Conditional Approval Findings