Final Bed Need & Bed Excess Certificates of Need in Ohio Update

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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