| Covid-19 | Apr 9, 2020

Procedure and Guidance for Emergency Certificate of Need Applications to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Many states with Certificate of Need (CON) programs, which typically require state approval of major capital expenditures for health care facilities, are creating emergency CON procedures to allow for expedited approval during the COVID-19 crisis.Vermont has established emergency CON procedures that allow applicants to apply for and receive approval for new health care projects within 24 hours, and without notice or opportunity for public hearing.