Criteria and Standards

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

 

Acute Care Bed Need Services

     Acute Care Bed Need (Word Version)

Ambulatory_Surgical_Treatment_Centers

     Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Centers (Word Version)

Burn_Units

     Burn Units (Word Version)

Cardiac_Catheterization_Services

     Cardiac Catheterization Services (Word Version)

(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.)

Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Services

     Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Services (Word Version)

Construction Renovation _Expansion  Replacement of Health Care Institutions

     Construction Renovation Expansion Replacement (Word Version)

Free Standing Emergency Departments  

     Free Standing Emergency Departments (Word Version)

     Free Standing Emergency Department Application Guide  

Home_Health_Services_Criteria_and_Standards  (Please see letter below *)

     Home Health Services (Word Version)

     *TennCare Memo Regarding Home Health  (New)

Hospice_Services 

     Hospice Services (Word Version)

Intellectual_Disability_Institutional_Habilitation_Facility

     Intellectual Disability Institutional Habilitation (Word Version)

Long_Term_Hospital_Beds

     Long Term Hospital Beds (Word Version)

Magnetic_Resonance_Imaging

     Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Word Version)

Megavoltage Radiation Therapy  

     Megavoltage Radiation Therapy (Word Version)

Neonatal_Nursery_Services

     Neonatal Nursery Services (Word Version)

Non-Residential_Substitution-Based_Treatment_Center_for_Opiate_Addiction  

     Non-Residential Substitution Based Treatment Center for Opiate Addiction (Word Version)

Nursing_Home_Services 

     Nursing Home Services (Word Version)

Open_Heart_Surgery_Services

     Open Heart Surgery Services (Word Version)

Organ Transplantation  

     Organ Transplantation (Word Version)

Outpatient_Diagnostic_Centers

     Outpatient Diagnostic Centers (Word Version)

Positron_Emission_Tomography

     Positron Emission Tomography (Word Versions)