Legislation


Del. Code tit. 16, §§ 9301 through 9312: Health Planning and Resources Management – Delaware

Status: Enacted
Year Enacted: 1978
Year Amended: 2016
File: Download

Requires a health care facility must obtain a “Certificate of Public Review” (analogous to a Certificate of Need) prior the acquisition of major medical equipment or the construction or expansion of a facility. In the interest of controlling healthcare costs, the review is based on whether there is a public need for the proposed project, whether there are less costly alternatives to the proposed action, and on how the action would impact the cost and quality of healthcare.


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