The Ohio Department of Health (“ODH”) produced its final numbers for nursing home bed need and excess by county yesterday and the 2016 counties with need and/or excess are as follows:
Counties with Bed Need # Clermont 369 Portage 280 Fairfield 259 Geauga 135 Paulding 105 Pickaway 44 Athens 15 Lawrence 1 1207
Counties with Bed Excess # Cuyahoga 2210 Hamilton 1771 Mahoning 473 Lucas 473 Montgomery 444 Erie 432 Stark 397 Ashtabula 337 Clark 266 Sandusky 229 Holmes 215 Scioto 177 Allen 161 Belmont 151 Brown 81 Auglaize 67 Fayette 44 Jefferson 34 Wayne 20 Tuscarawas 10 7996
CON applications seeking to relocate beds from bed excess counties to bed need counties must be filed in July 2016.
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