Public Hearings

Public Hearings for the Proposed 2015 North Carolina State Medical Facilities Plan

Citizens are invited to attend public hearings on the Proposed 2015 State Medical Facilities Plan to be conducted by the North Carolina State Health Coordinating Council (SHCC) at the following times and locations:

Wilmington July 8, 2014 1:30-2:30 p.m. New Hanover Regional Medical Center
2131 S. 17th Street
Wilmington, NC
Room A
910-343-7491
Directions
General Information for Public Hearing Attendees (PDF, 22 KB)
Greensboro July 11, 2014 1:30-2:30 p.m. The Women's Hospital
General Information for Public Hearing Attendees (PDF, 22 KB)
Asheville July 15, 2014 1:30-2:30 p.m. Mountain Area Health Education Center
121 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, NC 28803
Pisgah Room
828-257-4400
Directions
General Information for Public Hearing Attendees (PDF, 22 KB)
Charlotte July 18, 2014 1:30-2:30 p.m. Carolinas College of Health Sciences
General Information for Public Hearing Attendees (PDF, 22 KB)
Greenville July 22, 2014 1:30-2:30 p.m. Pitt County Office Building
Commissioners Auditorium - 2nd Floor
1717 West 5th Street
Greenville, NC
252-902-2950
General Information for Public Hearing Attendees (PDF, 22 KB)
Raleigh July 30, 2014 1:30-2:30 p.m. Dorothea Dix Campus
Brown Building

801 Biggs Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603
Room 104
General Information for Public Hearing Attendees (PDF, 22 KB)

All persons commenting on the proposed plan at the public hearings are asked to supply one written copy of their remarks. Persons with disabilities who need assistance to participate in the public hearing are requested to notify the Medical Facilities Planning Branch in advance so that reasonable accommodations can be arranged.

The State Medical Facilities Plan projects need for acute care hospital beds, operating rooms, other acute care services, inpatient rehabilitation beds, technology services and equipment, nursing care beds, home health agencies, kidney dialysis stations, hospice home care programs and inpatient beds, psychiatric hospitals, substance abuse treatment facilities, adult care home beds, and intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded.

Individuals wishing to review the Proposed 2015 North Carolina State Medical Facilities Plan or who want information about the Plan or the series of public hearings may call 919-855-3865, or write to: Division of Health Service Regulation, Medical Facilities Planning Branch, 2714 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-2714. Inquiries may be made to this same address about comments or petitions received regarding the proposed plan. All written comments and petitions on the Proposed 2015 North Carolina State Medical Facilities Plan must be received in the Medical Facilities Planning Branch office by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

Deadlines

The deadlines for receipt by the Medical Facilities Planning Branch (MFPB) of petitions, written comments, and written comments on petitions and comments is 5:00 p.m. on dates listed below.

March 5, 2014: The Council will conduct a public hearing on statewide issues related to development of the North Carolina Proposed 2015 State Medical Facilities Plan immediately following the business meeting.

March 21, 2014: Deadline for receipt by the MFPB of written comments regarding petitions or comments submitted by the March 5th deadline on statewide issues related to the development of the North Carolina Proposed 2015 State Medical Facilities Plan.

July 30, 2014: Deadline for receipt by the MFPB of petitions for adjustments to need determinations and other written comments regarding the Proposed 2015 State Medical Facilities Plan.

August 15, 2014: Deadline for receipt by the MFPB of written comments on petitions or comments submitted by the July 30th deadline regarding adjusted need determinations or other issues arising from the Proposed 2015 State Medical Facilities Plan.