HFC Criteria and Standards

Below are Criteria and Standards to help guide development of health care programs and services that have been developed by the State Health Planning Division.

NOTICE:  If your application involves data obtained from the Department of Health, Office of Healthcare Statistics, there may be fees. Please contact Generosa Kakoti, PhD, Director at 615-253-6862, Generosa.Kakoti@tn.gov for additional information.

Cardiac Catheterization Services

Cardiac Catheterization Services

Worksheet for 1N in CON Application 

Worksheet for 5N in CON Application

Worksheet for 6N in CON Application

(Notice to Applicants filing CON applications for cardiac catheterization services: The current criteria and standards for review of cardiac catheterization CON applications utilize diagnostic-equivalent procedure and weights for measuring laboratory capacity. The resulting weighted procedures are used in evaluating applications with respect to minimum volume standards. This data is available by request at the website of the Department of Health (TDH). An applicant should request diagnostic equivalent cardiac catheterization data for the three most recent years available for all hospital cardiac catheterization providers located within the declared service area at the following link www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/statistics.html . Applicants should plan on requesting and receiving this data from TDH at least 2 weeks prior to filing the CON application.)