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.

April 2022

County Project ID Facility FID Facility Type Project Description Application Review Date Decision Date Decision Findings
Cabarrus F-012186-22 Atrium Health Concord Emergency Department 220167 HOSPITAL Develop a satellite emergency department to be licensed under Atrium Health Cabarrus 3/1/2022 4/21/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Catawba E-012176-22 Fresenius Kidney Care North Catawba 220064 ESRD Develop a new dialysis facility by relocating no more than eight dialysis stations from FMC Dialysis Services of Hickory and no more than four dialysis stations from FMC of Catawba Valley for a total of no more than 12 stations upon project completion 2/1/2022 4/27/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Edgecombe L-012160-21 BMA East Rocky Mount 970528 ESRD Add no more than six dialysis stations pursuant to Condition 2 of the facility need methodology for a total of no more than 30 stations upon completion of this project and Project ID #L-012135-21 (relocate 6) 12/1/2021 4/27/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Forsyth G-012190-22 Highland Oaks Dialysis Center of Wake Forest University 200885 ESRD Cost overrun for Project ID# G-11989-20 (develop a new PD training facility) 3/1/2022 4/25/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Forsyth G-012172-22 Salem Kidney Center 944758 ESRD Relocate 19 dialysis stations from Miller Street Dialysis Center and 11 dialysis stations from Northside Dialysis Center for a total of no more than 65 dialysis stations upon completion of this project and Project ID #G-012137-21 2/1/2022 4/6/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Gaston F-012170-21 Fresenius Medical Care Gastonia 955615 ESRD Add no more than four dialysis stations pursuant to Condition 2 of the facility need methodology for a total of no more than 39 stations upon completion of this project and Project ID# F-12134-21 (relocate 4 stations) 12/1/2021 4/21/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Haywood A-012175-22 Haywood Regional Medical Center 933234 HOSPITAL Develop no more than three permanent inpatient dialysis stations pursuant to Policy ESRD-3 that were previously approved pursuant to Executive Order 130 2/1/2022 4/29/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Johnston J-012163-21 Johnston Dialysis Center 944566 ESRD Add no more than seven dialysis stations pursuant to Condition 2 of the facility need methodology for a total of no more than 33 stations upon completion of this project and Project ID# J-012128-21 (relocate 7) 12/1/2021 4/4/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-012162-21 Fresenius Kidney Care Regal Oaks 150024 ESRD Add no more than two dialysis stations pursuant to Condition 2 of the facility need methodology for a total of no more than 21 stations upon completion of this project and Project ID #F-12136-21 (relocate home therapies program and two stations) 12/1/2021 4/26/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Orange J-012188-22 North Chapel Hill Surgery Center 180567 ASC Cost overrun for Project ID #J-11645-18 (develop a freestanding ASF) 3/1/2022 4/27/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Richmond H-012174-22 Sandhills Regional Hospital for Geriatric Psychiatry 220057 MHH Develop a new psychiatric facility with a total of no more than 84 adult psychiatric beds upon project completion 2/1/2022 4/20/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Union F-012158-21 Fresenius Kidney Care Indian Trail 160339 ESRD Add no more than four dialysis stations pursuant to Condition 2 of the facility need methodology for a total of no more than 16 stations upon project completion 12/1/2021 4/4/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Wake J-012169-21 Zebulon Kidney Center 970505 ESRD Add no more than four dialysis stations pursuant to Condition 2 of the facility need methodology for a total of no more than 30 stations upon completion of this project and Project ID #J-012133-21 (relocate 4) 12/1/2021 4/20/2022 Conditional Approval Findings

March 2022

County Project ID Facility FID Facility Type Project Description Application Review Date Decision Date Decision Findings
Alamance G-012156-21 Alliance Mobile PET/CT 2021 210836 DXCTR Acquire a mobile PET/CT scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP 11/1/2021 3/11/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Beaufort Q-012140-21 The Beaufort Community 210830 ACH Develop a new ACH by relocating 50 ACH beds acquired via a Transfer for Good Cause of Project ID# Q-7117-04 (develop a 50 bed ACH) and Project ID# Q-8386-09 (COR for Project ID# Q-7117-04), and by relocating 34 ACH beds from Willow Manor, for a total of no more than 84 ACH beds, including 16 SCU beds, upon completion 11/1/2021 3/30/2022 Denied Findings
Brunswick O-012148-21 McLeod Health Brunswick ASC 210832 ASC Develop a new multi-specialty ASC with no more than 2 ORs and 2 procedure rooms pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP 11/1/2021 3/30/2022 Denied Findings
Brunswick O-012153-21 Novant Health Leland ASC 210835 ASC Develop a new ASC with no more than 2 ORs and 2 procedure rooms pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP 11/1/2021 3/30/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Cumberland M-012159-21 Fayetteville Kidney Center 140236 ESRD Add no more than eight dialysis stations pursuant to Condition 2 of the facility need methodology for a total of no more than 57 stations upon completion of this project, Project ID# M-12105-21 (add 1) and Project ID# M-12129-21 (relocate 8) 12/1/2021 3/11/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Cumberland M-012166-21 FMC Services of West Fayetteville 011019 ESRD Add no more than six dialysis stations pursuant to Condition 2 of the facility need methodology for a total of no more than 44 stations upon completion of this project, Project ID# M-012106-21 (add 4) and Project ID# M-012129-21 (relocate 6) 12/1/2021 3/25/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Forsyth G-012142-21 Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center 210829 HOSPITAL Acquire a second mobile PET/CT Scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP 11/1/2021 3/11/2022 Denied Findings
Mecklenburg F-012144-21 Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center 943501 HOSPITAL Develop no more than 15 acute care beds pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP for a total of no more than 512 acute care beds upon project completion 11/1/2021 3/29/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-012146-21 Atrium Health University City 923516 HOSPITAL Develop no more than 8 acute care beds pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP for a total of no more than 112 acute care beds upon project completion 11/1/2021 3/29/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-012147-21 Atrium Health Pineville 110878 HOSPITAL Develop no more than 25 acute care beds pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP for a total of no more than 303 acute care beds upon project completion 11/1/2021 3/29/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-012149-21 Carolinas Medical Center 943070 HOSPITAL Develop no more than 75 acute care beds pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP for a total of 1,217 acute care beds upon project completion 11/1/2021 3/29/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
New Hanover O-012143-21 Novant Health Scotts Hill Medical Center 200732 HOSPITAL Acquire one fixed PET Scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP 11/1/2021 3/24/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
New Hanover O-012150-21 Wilmington Health on Medical Center Drive 210833 DXCTR Acquire one fixed PET/CT scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP 11/1/2021 3/24/2022 Denied Findings
Orange J-012141-21 Raleigh Radiology Chapel Hill 210264 DXCTR Change of scope for Project ID #J-12062-21 (develop a new diagnostic center) by acquiring one fixed MRI scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP 11/1/2021 3/30/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Orange J-012145-21 UNC Health Imaging Center 210831 DXCTR Develop a new diagnostic center by acquiring no more than one fixed MRI scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP 11/1/2021 3/30/2022 Denied Findings
Orange J-012155-21 Duke Coley Hall Imaging 200897 DXCTR Change of scope for Project ID# J-012001-20 (develop a new diagnostic center) by acquiring one fixed MRI scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP 11/1/2021 3/30/2022 Denied Findings
Wake J-012164-21 BMA of Raleigh Dialysis 956008 ESRD Add no more than 12 dialysis stations pursuant to Condition 2 of the facility need methodology for a total of no more than 50 stations upon completion of this project and Project ID #J-012133-21 (relocate 12) 12/1/2021 3/4/2022 Conditional Approval Findings

February 2022

County Project ID Facility FID Facility Type Project Description Application Review Date Decision Date Decision Findings
Cumberland M-012168-21 FMC Dialysis Services of South Ramsey 970530 ESRD Add no more than six dialysis stations pursuant to Condition 2 of the facility need methodology for a total of no more than 56 stations upon completion of this project, Project ID# M-12038-21 (add 9), and Project ID# M-12129-21 (relocate 6) 12/1/2021 2/18/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Gaston F-012134-21 BMA Kings Mountain 150476 ESRD Relocate no more than four dialysis stations from Fresenius Medical Care Gastonia for a total of no more than 26 stations upon project completion 10/1/2021 2/24/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Guilford G-012161-21 BMA of Southwest Greensboro 991046 ESRD Add no more than eight dialysis stations pursuant to Condition 2 of the facility need methodology for a total of no more than 33 stations upon completion of this project d (l ) 12/1/2021 2/18/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-012167-21 FMC Matthews 080137 ESRD Add no more than five dialysis stations pursuant to Condition 2 of the facility need methodology for a total of no more than 21 stations upon completion of this project and Project ID #F-12131-21 (relocate 5) 12/1/2021 2/17/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Nash L-012165-21 Rocky Mount Kidney Center 944658 ESRD Add no more than 10 dialysis stations pursuant to Condition 2 of the facility need methodology for a total of no more than 50 stations upon project completion 12/1/2021 2/18/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
New Hanover O-012124-21 Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center - 200732 HOSPITAL Acquire one fixed MRI scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP 10/1/2021 2/18/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
New Hanover O-012127-21 EmergeOrtho - Porters Neck 210741 DXCTR Develop a new diagnostic center by acquiring one fixed MRI scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP 10/1/2021 2/18/2022 Denied Findings
New Hanover O-012139-21 Wilmington Health at Porters Neck 210742 DXCTR Develop a new diagnostic center by acquiring one fixed MRI scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP 10/1/2021 2/18/2022 Denied Findings
New Hanover O-012126-21 Delaney Radiologist Group 030359 DXCTR Acquire one fixed MRI scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP 10/1/2021 2/18/2022 Denied Findings
Rowan F-012157-21 Novant Health Rowan Endoscopy Center 210958 DXCTR Develop a new freestanding GI endoscopy facility by acquiring and relocating two licensed GI endoscopy rooms from Novant Health Rowan Medical Center 12/1/2021 2/28/2022 Conditional Approval Findings

January 2022

County Project ID Facility FID Facility Type Project Description Application Review Date Decision Date Decision Findings
Cabarrus F-012109-21 Northeast Digestive Health Center 070514 ASC Develop an ASF by relocating one existing GI endoscopy room 9/1/2021 1/4/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Cumberland M-012152-21 Cape Fear Valley Medical Center 943057 HOSPITAL Replace an existing Linear Accelerator 11/1/2021 1/18/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Forsyth G-012137-21 Kernersville Dialysis Center of Wake Forest University 210744 ESRD Develop a new dialysis facility by relocating no more than 24 stations from Salem Kidney Center 10/1/2021 1/27/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Mecklenburg F-012113-21 Novant Health Imaging Matthews 210647 DXCTR Acquire no more than one fixed MRI scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP 9/1/2021 1/28/2022 Denied Findings
Mecklenburg F-012117-21 Carolinas Medical Center 943070 HOSPITAL Acquire no more than one fixed MRI scanner pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP 9/1/2021 1/28/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
New Hanover O-012110-21 Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center - Scotts Hill 200732 HOSPITAL Acquire no more than one linear accelerator pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP for a total of five linear accelerators, (3 at NHRMC 16th St., 1 at Brunswick, and 1 at Scotts Hill), as part of a new cancer services center 9/1/2021 1/26/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
New Hanover O-012112-21 Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center 943372 HOSPITAL Acquire no more than one unit of fixed cardiac cath equipment pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP for a total of 6 units of fixed cardiac cath equipment 9/1/2021 1/26/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
New Hanover O-012120-21 Wilmington Health on Silver Stream Lane 210648 DXCTR Acquire no more than one linear accelerator pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP for a total of one linear accelerator 9/1/2021 1/26/2022 Denied Findings
New Hanover O-012121-21 Wilmington ASC 170523 ASC Change the scope of Project ID #O-11441-17 by acquiring no more than one unit of fixed cardiac cath equipment pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP for a total of total of three multispecialty GI endoscopy rooms, one new operating room and one unit of fixed cardiac cath equipment at Wilmington ASC 9/1/2021 1/26/2022 Denied Findings
Pitt Q-012151-21 Rising Phoenix 210834 ACH Develop a new ACH by relocating no more than 29 ACH beds from Winterville Manor 11/1/2021 1/28/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Wake J-012114-21 WakeMed North Hospital 990974 HOSPITAL Develop no more than one OR pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP for a total of 6 ORs (including 1 C-Section OR) upon project completion 9/1/2021 1/28/2022 Denied Findings
Wake J-012115-21 WakeMed 943528 HOSPITAL Develop no more than one OR pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP for a total of 23 ORs (including 3 C-Section ORs) 9/1/2021 1/28/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Wake J-012119-21 Raleigh Orthopaedic Surgery Center 080609 ASC Develop no more than one OR pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP for a total of 4 ORs 9/1/2021 1/28/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Wake J-012122-21 Rex Hospital 953429 HOSPITAL Develop no more than one OR pursuant to the need determination in the 2021 SMFP for a total of 31 ORs upon completion of this project and Project ID #J-8669-11 9/1/2021 1/28/2022 Conditional Approval Findings
Wilson L-012154-21 Wilson Medical Center 923569 HOSPITAL Acquire a replacement linear accelerator 11/1/2021 1/18/2022 Conditional Approval Findings