Pamela A. Scott

Pamela A. Scott

Poyner Spruill LLP

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What Is “Past Quality of Care” in a CON Review?

A recent certificate of need (CON) decision has muddied the waters further on the question of what constitutes past quality of care in a CON review. The case involved the Certificate of Need Section’s (CON Section or Agency)...more

11/27/2013 - Certificate of Need Healthcare Hospitals Medicare

Shorts on Long Term Care - December 2013

In this issue - - New Online End-of-Life Planning Tool Now Available to NC Citizens and Health Care Providers - And the World Goes 'Round - What Is “Past Quality of Care” in a CON Review? - CMS Issues New...more


Recent Nursing Facility CON Decision Creates Controversy - What Is “Past Quality of Care” in a CON Review?

A recent decision in the Wake County nursing facility certificate of need (CON) case includes a new take on quality of care in the CON context that might well impact future applications and reviews. The case arose from...more

8/7/2013 - Certificate of Need Nursing Homes Performance Reviews Quality of Care Standards

Court Rejects Novant’s Challenge to CON Policy AC-3 for Academic Medical Centers

The North Carolina Court of Appeals recently affirmed a final agency decision to award a CON for a new ambulatory surgical facility to North Carolina Baptist Hospital (Baptist Hospital), on the basis that the petitioners...more

12/24/2012 - Certificate of Need Competition Hospitals

N.C. Court of Appeals Weighs In on Key CON Litigation Issues

The North Carolina Court of Appeals recently made clear that a certificate of need (CON) applicant’s submission of additional information after its application has been filed does not constitute a forbidden amendment unless...more

12/24/2012 - Appeals Certificate of Need Hospitals Supplemental Information

Corridors: News for North Carolina Hospitals - Winter 2012

In this issue: - Proposed Affordable Care Act Regulations are Designed to Encourage Participation in Wellness Programs - Proposed Rules Implementing Affordable Care Act Rules Prohibit Discrimination by Health...more

12/24/2012 - Affordable Care Act Certificate of Need E-Verify Essential Health Benefits Wellness Programs

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