SB 0453 Revises the certificate of need law to address health care services rather than health care facilities
LR Number:L1838.01I Fiscal Note:1838-01
Committee:Aging, Families and Mental Health
Last Action:03/02/99 - Hearing Conducted S Aging, Families & Mental Health Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 1999
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SB 453 - This act changes the certificate of need (CON) law. Certain definitions are removed or changed, including a change in the name of the Health Facilities Review Committee to the Health Services Review Committee and the definition of "new health service." This act also replaces references to "facilities" with "services" or "health services." In addition, Section 197.315.17, which allows certain intermediate care facilities to obtain a CON, has been deleted.