Article 28 Diagnostic and Treatment Centers

Article 28 Diagnostic and Treatment CentersAn Article 28 facility is approved by the New York State Department of Health through the Certificate of Need process. The same application process and law (Article 28 of the New York State Public Health Law) also applies to Surgical Centers and Nursing Homes as well as general hospitals. There are similar and specific requirements as far as what the Department of Health is looking for from each facility. Understanding the process and these requirements is important in order to obtain a Certificate of Need to own and operate a Diagnostic and Treatment Center. An Article 28 Diagnostic and Treatment Center can be the proper tool for you to operate your practice. Much about them is misunderstood leading to many misconceptions about what they are and are not. The following are the four most important factors to consider when determining if a Diagnostic and Treatment Center is right for you:

Continue reading