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Tennesseans 16+: Now Eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccine
Temporary Suspension of Certain CON Requirements for Hospitals and Notary Services
Application and Filing Fee Submission Process due to Temporary Closure of HSDA Offices
HSDA April 2021 Meeting Instructions

Certificate of Need Information

The Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency is responsible for regulating the health care industry in Tennessee through the Certificate of Need Program.  A Certificate of Need ("CON") is a permit for the establishment or modification of a health care institution, facility or service at a designated location.  The CON program assures that health care projects are accomplished in an orderly, economical manner, consistent with the development of adequate and effective healthcare for the people of Tennessee.  These duties were previously performed by the Health Facilities Commission.