The DoN Program utilizes the following guidelines for analyzing need for regulated services. Guidelines may be downloaded or requested by contacting the DoN Program.

  • Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Services
  • Ambulatory Surgery
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities
  • Conversion of Acute Care Beds to Non-Acute
  • Long Term Care Facility Replacement and Renovation

The following guidelines apply to certain DoN applications:

For Hospitals, Cancer Centers, and Ambulatory Surgery Centers:

For all projects proposing new construction or gut renovation:

Policy Advisories

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