The chart below outlines all the service lines that will be a part of the State Health Plan. Different service lines will be considered using different levels of analysis. Levels of analysis were determined using several factors, including legislative mandates, probable impacts on cost-containment efforts, potential underuse or use, and the likelihood that the service would be affected by trends in population and demographics.

Level 1 – Simple Inventory

  • Chiropractic
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Health Screening and Early Intervention
  • Lithotripsy
  • Midwifery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Open Heart Surgery and Left Ventricular Assist Device
  • Optometry
  • Organ Transplant Programs
  • Pharmacy and Pharmacological Services
  • Positron Emission Tomography
  • Pulmonary (vent beds in long term acute care hospitals)
  • Radiation Oncology (linear accelerators, stereostatic radiosurgery, proton beam therapy)
  • Robotics

Level 2 – Detailed Inventory and Methods for Defining Capacity

  • Acute Care Units
    - Burn
    - Coronary Care Units
  • CT scanners
  • Dental
  • Dialysis units
  • Emergency Services
  • ICU (adult)
    - ICU (pediatric)
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Medical/Surgical Beds
    - Neonatal Care
  • Nuclear Medicine Imaging
  • Pediatric Inpatient Beds
  • Post Obstetrical  Care
  • Specialty Care Units
  • Surgical (outpatient and inpatient operating rooms)

Level 3 – Detailed Inventory, Data Evaluation, and Issue Briefs


This information is provided by the Department of Public Health.