Notice of Public Hearing Concerning New England Rehabilitation Hospital

Notice is hereby given that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health will conduct a public hearing to permit comment on an application for Determination of Need filed on June 26, 2015 by Reliant Rehabilitation Hospital New England, LLC  (“Applicant”) with respect to a change of ownership of New England Rehabilitation Hospital, 2 Rehabilitation Way, Woburn, MA 01801 and its satellite locations.  The change of ownership will result from the sale of the equity interests in the Applicant to Cowboy Holding, LLC, which, upon the closing will be a wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of HealthSouth Corporation.  The name will change to HealthSouth New England Rehabilitation Hospital.  The hearing will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 commencing at 2:00 P.M at Crowne Plaza Boston-Woburn, Salon B located at 15 Middlesex Canal Park in Woburn, MA 01801.  Such hearing shall not be adjudicatory but shall be in the nature of a public forum for the presentation of any comments which may be relevant to consideration by the Department of the need for this project.  Persons wishing to make their views known may appear at the hearing or may submit written comments to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Determination of Need Program, 99 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111.  Written comments may also be emailed to the Determination of Need Program at dph.don@state.ma.us.  Written comments will be accepted up until 5:00 P.M.  Monday, August 10, 2015.  Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations at the hearing should call (781) 935-5050 in advance of the hearing date.

Notice of Public Hearing Concerning Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital

Notice is hereby given that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health will conduct a public hearing to permit comment on an application for Determination of Need filed on June 26, 2015 by Reliant Rehabilitation Hospital Braintree, LLC  (“Applicant”) with respect to a change of ownership of Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital, 250 Pond Street, Braintree, MA 02184 and its satellite locations.  The change of ownership will result from the sale of the equity interests in the Applicant to Cowboy Holding, LLC, which, upon the closing will be a wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of HealthSouth Corporation.  The name will change to HealthSouth Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital.  The hearing will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2015 commencing at 6:00 P.M at Braintree High School in the School Auditorium located at 128 Town Street in Braintree, MA 02184.  Such hearing shall not be adjudicatory but shall be in the nature of a public forum for the presentation of any comments which may be relevant to consideration by the Department of the need for this project.  Persons wishing to make their views known may appear at the hearing or may submit written comments to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Determination of Need Program, 99 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111.  Written comments may also be emailed to the Determination of Need Program at dph.don@state.ma.us.  Written comments will be accepted up until 5:00 P.M.  Monday, August 10, 2015.  Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations at the hearing should call (781) 348-2500 in advance of the hearing date.


This information is provided by the Determination of Need (DoN) within the Department of Public Health.