Public Health and Health Planning Council

The Public Health and Health Planning Council (PHHPC) has a broad array of advisory and decision-making responsibilities with respect to New York State's public health and health care delivery system. It is charged with adopting and amending the Sanitary Code and health care facility, home care agency, and hospice operating regulations. The PHHPC also makes decisions concerning the establishment and transfer of ownership of health care facilities, home care agencies and hospice programs. It makes recommendations to the Commissioner of Health concerning major construction projects, service changes, and equipment acquisitions in health care facilities and home care agencies. It also advises the Commissioner on issues related to the preservation and improvement of public health. The Council's powers and duties are set forth in section 225 of the Public Health Law.

Administrative Materials

PHHPC Committees

Past PHHPC Ad Hoc Committees

Public Health and Health Planning Council Annual Reports

PHHPC Strategic Retreat September 6, 7, and 8, 2017

Public Health and Health Planning Council Reports

Report of the Public Health and Health Planning Council on Prevention of Maternal Mortality in New York State

Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Charity Care

Report of the Public Health and Health Planning Council on Redesigning Certificate of Need and Health Planning

On December 6, 2012, the Public Health and Health Planning Council adopted a report on Redesigning Certificate of Need and Health Planning.

Moratorium on Licensed Home Care Services Agency Applications

As part of the New York State Fiscal Year 2018-2019 budget, a new law was enacted which places a two-year moratorium on the processing and approval of applications seeking the licensure of Licensed Home Care Services Agencies (LHCSAs). This moratorium became effective on April 1, 2018 and will continue until March 31, 2020. The full language of the moratorium can be found in Section 9-e of Part B of Chapter 57 of the Laws of 2018.

A more detailed guidance regarding the moratorium can be found on the Department’s website at https://www.health.ny.gov/facilities/cons/

Establishment of New or Expansion of Existing Certified Home Health Agencies in New York State Request for Applications

Material for PHHPC Agenda Cycles/Meetings

2018 Upcoming Meetings

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold the following meetings on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Meeting Room 6, Albany.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council’s Codes, Regulation and Legislation Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council’s Committee on Establishment and Project Review will hold a Special Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Special Establishment and Project Review Committee meeting.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail olleen.leonard@health.ny.govc. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

2018 Past Meetings

Monday, December 3, 2018

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will convene a meeting of the Public Health Committee Monday, December 3, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at any meeting locations listed below. ***

  • Main Meeting Site:New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Conference Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.
  • Video Conference:New York State Department of Health Offices at 584DelawareAvenue, 3rd Floor Video Conference Room, Buffalo, NY 14202
  • Video Conference:New York State Department of Health Offices at The Corning Tower Building, 14th Floor, CR #2, Albany, NY 12237

The Public Health Committee will convene to review and formally approve for consideration by the Full Council the updated Prevention Agenda for 2019-2024. Members of the Full Council are also invited to participate in the meeting and discussion.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on November 29, 2018 at 10:15 a.m. at the at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, MeetingRoom 6, Albany.

COMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHMENT AND PROJECT REVIEW

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:15 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

HEALTH PLANNING COMMITTEE

The Health Planning Committee will meet immediately following the Establishment and Project Review Committee meeting.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold the following meetings on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at the *New York State Department of Public Service Commission Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor Board Room, NYC.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council’s Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation will convene at 9:30 a.m.

*The Public Health and Health Planning Council’s Committee on Establishment and Project Review will hold a Special Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Special Establishment and Project Review Committee meeting.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518) 402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will convene a Special Meeting of the Establishment and Project Review Committee on Thursday, October 11, 2018 immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting (scheduled for 9:30 a.m.) at the New York State Department of Public Service Commission Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor Board Room, NYC.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518) 402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

REVISED * 9/26/18

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on September 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the *New York State Department of Public Service Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor Conference Room, NYC.

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at all meeting locations listed below.***

*Video Conference: New York State Department of Health Offices at 584 Delaware Avenue, 2nd Floor Video Conference Room, Buffalo, NY 14202. Please note all visitors must sign in with the 3rd floor receptionist then proceed to the 2nd floor conference room.

COMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHMENT AND PROJECT REVIEW

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518) 402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

REVISED * 9/24/18

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will convene a Joint Meeting of the Public Health Committee and the Ad Hoc Committee to Lead the Prevention Agenda on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at any meeting locations listed below. ***

  • *Main Meeting Site: The New York Academy of Medicine at 1216 5th Avenue, 2nd Floor, Conference Room #21 (at the Corner of 103rd Street) , NYC.
  • Video Conference Site: New York State Department of Health, Corning Tower 14thFloor, CR 1, Albany, NY
  • Video Conference: New York State Department of Health Offices at 584DelawareAvenue, 3rd Floor Video Conference Room, Buffalo, NY 14202

At this meeting the Ad Hoc Committee will continue its work to update the PreventionAgenda for 2019-2024. This meeting will include a review of draft updated action plans for each priority and a discussion on progress to date on local community action and how to strengthen participation in the next round of local community health improvement planning.

For the convenience of the public, and to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting must email Mr. Duane Barker at duane.barker@health.ny.gov to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Monday, September 17, 2018

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold a Joint Meeting of the Health Planning Committee and Establishment and Project Review Committee on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC to discuss governance models.

The purpose of this joint meeting is to serve as an educational session for the Public Health and Health Planning Council Committee members regarding the Department of Health's existing regulatory framework and policies related to governance and discussion of potential new models including an overview of governance from a national healthcare perspective.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold the following meetings on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, MeetingRoom 6, Albany.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Codes, Regulation and Legislation Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Codes, Regulation and Legislation Committee meeting.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on July 19, 2018 at *10:30 a.m. at the at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Meeting Room 6, Albany.

COMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHMENT AND PROJECT REVIEW

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at *10:30 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

REVISED * May 22, 2018

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold the following meetings on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the NewYork State Department of Health Offices at 90Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislationwill convene at 9:30 a.m.

*The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Establishment and Project Review Committeewill convene a Special Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting *immediately following the Special Establishment and Project Review Committee meeting.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on May 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

COMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHMENT AND PROJECT REVIEW

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will convene a Joint Meeting of the Public Health Committee and the Ad Hoc Committee to Lead the Prevention Agenda on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at any meeting locations listed below. ***

  • New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Conference Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.
  • New York State Department of Health, Corning Tower 9th Floor, RoomCR 915, Albany, NY

At this meeting the Ad Hoc Committee will continue working on updating the PreventionAgenda for 2019-2024. This meeting will include a review of stakeholder feedback received to date and make final recommendations for moving forward on focus areas and goals.

For the convenience of the public, and to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting must email Mr. Duane Barker at duane.barker@health.ny.gov to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold the following meetings on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, MeetingRoom 6, Albany.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Codes, Regulation and Legislation Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Establishment and Project Review Committee will convene for a Special Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Special Establishment and Project Review Committee meeting.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Health Planning and Establishment and Project Review Committeewill hold a Joint Special Meeting immediately following the Full Council meeting.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

REVISED 3/21/2018

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on March 22, 2018 at 10:15 a.m.

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at both meeting locations listed below.***

  • Main Meeting Site: Empire State Plaza, Concourse Meeting Room 6, Albany
  • *Video Conference: New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

COMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHMENT AND PROJECT REVIEW

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:15 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will convene a Joint Meeting of the Public Health Committee and the Ad Hoc Committee to Lead the Prevention Agenda on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1389 Washington Avenue, Albany, 12206.

At this meeting, the New York State Department of Health will report on the current assessment of the state’s health status and health challenges as well as progress on local community health improvement efforts. Members will discuss proposed focus areas for the updated Prevention Agenda for 2019-2024 and how to ensure that the updated Prevention Agenda incorporates attention to the social determinants of health and healthy aging.

Anyone wishing to attend the meeting must email Mr. Duane Barker at duane.barker@health.ny.gov to RSVP.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 -- *REVISED 2/7/2018

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold the following meetings on Thursday, February 8, 2018.

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at all meeting locations listed below.***

  • Main Meeting Site: New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.
  • *Video Conference: New York State Department of Health Offices at 584 Delaware Avenue, 3nd Floor Video Conference Room, Buffalo, NY 14202
  • *Video Conference: New York State Department of Health Offices at the Triangle Building, 335 East Main Street, 1st Floor Conference Room, Rochester, New York 14604

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Establishment and Project Review Committee will convene for a Special Meeting at 9:30 a.m..

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Health Planning will convene immediately following the Special Establishment and Project Review Committee meeting.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Annual Full Council Meeting immediately following the Committee on Health Planning meeting.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518) 402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on January 25, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

COMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHMENT AND PROJECT REVIEW

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

h2>2017 Past Meetings

Thursday, December 7, 2017

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation will hold a meeting at 9:30 a.m. at the New York State Department of Health offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting.

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at both meeting locations listed below.***

  • Main Meeting Site: New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.
  • *Video Conference: Corning Tower, 14th Floor, CR #1, Albany

For those attending at the NYC location and for the convenience of the public, in order to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518) 402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

*For those wishing to attend at the Albany location: for security purposes, anyone wishing to attend the meeting must call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518) 402-0964 have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. Please note the importance of advising staff of your attendance since you will be required to sign in at the OGS Visitors Reception Desk at the base of the Corning Tower.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will convene a Joint Meeting of the Public Health Committee and the Ad Hoc Committee to Lead the Prevention Agenda on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

At this meeting, there will be a report on progress to date on the Health Across all Policies and Healthy Aging efforts and discuss the process for updating the Prevention Agenda for 2019-2024.

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at all meeting locations listed below.***

  • Main Meeting Site:New York State Department of Health offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.
  • New York State Department of Health Offices at the Corning Tower, 14th Floor, Conference Room #1, Albany, New York 12237

For those attending at the NYC location: for the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel.

For those wishing to attend at the Albany location: for security purposes, anyone wishing to attend the meeting must email Mr. Duane Barker at duane.barker@health.ny.gov to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. Please note the importance of advising staff of your attendance since you will be required to sign in at the OGS Visitors Reception Desk at the base of the Corning Tower.

You may send an email to duane.barker@health.ny.gov for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold a Joint Meeting of the Health Planning Committee and the Public Health Committee on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

  • The Public Health and Health Planning Committees will meet together to discuss proposals for incorporating public health provisions into certificate of need process.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518) 402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 10:15 a.m. at the at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Meeting Room 6, Albany.

COMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHMENT AND PROJECT REVIEW

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:15 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

HEALTH PLANNING COMMITTEE

The Health Planning Committee will meet immediately following the Establishment and Project Review Committee meeting.

Please contact Karen Madden at (518) 402-0102 if you have questions.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

REVISED * October 4, 2017

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold the following meetings on WEDNESDAY, October 11, 2017

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at both meeting locations listed below.***

  • Main Meeting Site: Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, MeetingRoom 6, Albany
  • *Video Conference: New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.
  • *Video Conference: New York State Department of Health Offices at 584 Delaware Avenue, 2nd Floor Video Conference Room, Buffalo, NY 14202

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislationwill convene at 10:15 a.m.

*The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Establishment and Project Review will hold a Special Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Establishment and Project Review Committee will convene on WEDNESDAY, September 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at both meeting locations listed below***

  • New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) Office Building, 501 7th Avenue, 8th Floor, CR 8A and 8B located between 37th and 38th Street. NYC
  • New York State Department of Health Offices at 584 Delaware Avenue, 3rd Floor Video Conference Room, Buffalo, NY 14202

Committee On Establishment and Project Review

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold the following meetings on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Meeting Room 6, Albany.

  • The Public Health and Health Planning Council’s Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation will convene at 10:15 a.m.
  • The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Establishment and Project Review Committee will convene on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 10:15 a.m. at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, MeetingRoom 6, Albany.

Committee On Establishment and Project Review

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:15 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation will hold a meeting on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at the New York State Department of Health offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518) 402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Establishment and Project Review Committee will hold a Special meeting on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the NewYork State Department of Health offices at 90Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC. The meeting will begin no earlier than 1:00 p.m. but not until completion of the Full Council meeting. The Committee will receive presentations from the Mount Sinai Health System and New York State Department of Health on the restructuring of Mount Sinai Beth Israel hospital and creation of a new Mount Sinai downtown health care network. Members of the public will have the opportunity to present testimony to the Committee and Department.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on May 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

COMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHMENT AND PROJECT REVIEW

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

JOINT MEETING OF THE HEALTH PLANNING COMMITTEE AND PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE

The Health Planning and Public Health Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council are working together on a joint initiative to provide an overview of New York State initiatives that facilitate the integration of primary and behavioral services and incorporate considerations related to public health and social determinants into primary care

The joint meeting of the Health Planning Committee and Public Health Committee will convene immediately following the Establishment and Project Review Committee meeting.

Please contact Karen Madden at (518) 402-0102 if you have questions.

HEALTH PLANNING COMMITTEE

The Health Planning Committee will convene to consider a stroke designation application.

The Health Planning Committee will meet immediately following the joint meeting of the Health Planning Committee and Public Health Committee meetings.

Please contact Karen Madden at (518) 402-0102 if you have questions.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will convene a Joint Meeting of the Public Health Committee and the Ad Hoc Committee to Lead the Prevention Agenda on May 17 at 1:00 p.m.

The Committee's will convene at 1:00 p.m. to provide a report on the 2016 community health improvement plans being implemented by local health departments, hospitals and community partners and the range of activities taking place across the state to achieve Prevention Agenda goals.

The Committee will also discuss implementation of the Governor's Health Across all Policies initiative, which has an initial focus on Healthy Aging, to support Prevention Agenda goals.

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at all meeting locations listed below.***

  • Main Meeting Site: New York State Department of Health offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC
  • New York State Department of Health Offices at 584 Delaware Avenue, 2nd Floor Video Conference Room, Buffalo, New York 14202
  • New York State Department of Health Offices at the Corning Tower, 14th Floor, Conference Room #1, Albany, New York 12237

Please contact the Office of Public Health Practice at (518) 473-4223 if you have questions.

For those attending at the NYC and Buffalo locations: for the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel.

For those wishing to attend at the Albany location: for security purposes, anyone wishing to attend the meeting must email prevention@health.ny.gov to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. Please note the importance of advising staff of your attendance since you will be required to sign in at the OGS Visitors Reception Desk at the base of the Corning Tower. You may send an email to prevention@health.ny.gov for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access

Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation will hold a meeting on Thursday, April 6, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Meeting Room 6, Albany.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Meeting Room 6, Albany.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on WEDNESDAY, March 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, MeetingRoom 6, Albany.

Committee On Public Health

Charged with addressing the statewide governmental public health infrastructure (including workforce, IT, laboratory and other organizational capacity consistent with the Essential Public Health Functions) and support actions to assure readiness for future public health agency accreditation and public health workforce certification. It will also promote interagency collaborations across government to support a "Health in All Policies" approach by State leadership. These activities would be combined with the current Ad Hoc Prevention Committee of PHC.

The Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Sylvia Pirani at (518) 473-4223 if you have any questions.

Committee On Establishment and Project Review

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene immediately following the Public Health Committee meeting.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 9:15a.m.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Establishment and Project Review will hold a Special Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Committee on Establishment and Project Review.

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at both meeting locations listed below.***

  • New York State Department of Health offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC
  • New York State Department of Health Offices at 584 Delaware Avenue, 2nd Floor Video Conference Room, Buffalo, New York, 14202
  • New York State Department of Health Offices at the Triangle Building, 335EastMainStreet, 1st Floor Conference Room, Rochester, New York, 14604

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The following meetings scheduled for Thursday, February 9, 2017 have been CANCELED due to inclement weather:

  • The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation.
  • The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Special Establishment and Project Review Committee.
  • The Public Health and Health Planning Council Annual Full Council Meeting.

For questions, please call (518) 402-0964.

2nd REVISED *

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation will hold a meeting on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at9:30a.m. at the below locations.

*The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Establishment and Project Review will hold a Special Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting at the below locations.

*The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Annual Full Council Meeting immediately following the Committee on Establishment and Project Review.

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at both meeting locations listed below.***

  • New York State Department of Health offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC
  • New York State Department of Health Offices at 584 Delaware Avenue, 2nd Floor Video Conference Room, Buffalo, NY 14202
  • *New York State Department of Health Office at Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower, Meeting Room #1, 14th Floor, Albany, NY 12237
  • *New York State Department of Health Office, Triangle Building, 335 Main Street, 1st Floor Video Conference Room, Rochester, NY 14604

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Lisa Thomson's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Thomson for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail lisa.thomson@health.ny.gov please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on January 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

Committee On Establishment and Project Review

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

2016 Past Meetings

Thursday, December 8, 2016

REVISED * The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation will hold a meeting on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 9:30a.m. at the below locations.

*The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Establishment and Project Review will hold a Special Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting at the below locations.

*The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Committee on Establishment and Project Review Special Meeting at the below locations:

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at both meeting locations listed below.***

  • New York State Department of Health offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC
  • New York State Department of Health Offices at 584 Delaware Avenue, 3rd Floor Video Conference Room, Buffalo, NY 14202

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will convene on November 17, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at the below locations:

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at all meeting locations listed below.***

  • Main Meeting Site: New York State Department of Health offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC
  • New York State Department of Health Offices at 584 Delaware Avenue, 3rd Floor Video Conference Room, Buffalo, New York 14202
  • New York State Department of Health Offices at the Triangle Building, 335 East Main Street, 1st Floor Conference Room, Rochester, New York 14604
  • New York State Department of Health Offices at the Corning Tower, 14th Floor, Conference Room #1, Albany, New York 12237

For those attending at the NYC, Buffalo and Rochester locations: for the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel.

For those wishing to attend at the Albany location: for security purposes, anyone wishing to attend the meeting must email prevention@health.ny.gov to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. Please note the importance of advising staff of your attendance since you will be required to sign in at the OGS Visitors Reception Desk at the base of the Corning Tower as well as the main entrance to the Wadsworth Laboratory. You may send an email to prevention@health.ny.gov for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

Joint Meeting of the Public Health Committee and the Ad Hoc Committee to Lead the Prevention Agenda

The Committee will convene at 9:30 a.m.

Please contact Sylvia Pirani at (518) 473-4223 if you have questions.

Committee On Establishment and Project Review

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene immediately following the Joint Meeting of the Public Health Committee and the Ad Hoc Committee to Lead the Prevention Agenda meeting.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

Joint Meeting of the Health Planning Committee and Public Health Committee

The Committee will convene immediately following the Establishment and Project Review Committee.

Please contact Karen Madden at (518) 402-0102 if you have questions.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

The Public Health and Health Planning Council’s Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation will hold a meeting on October 6, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at the below locations:

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting at the below locations:

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at both meeting locations listed below.***

  • New York State Department of Health offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC
  • New York State Department of Health Offices at 584 Delaware Avenue, 3rd Floor Video Conference Room, Buffalo, NY 14202

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518) 402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Friday, September 23, 2016

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold a Joint Meeting of the Health Planning Committee and the Public Health Committee on September 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the NewYork State Department of Health Offices at 90Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

JOINT MEETING OF THE HEALTH PLANNING COMMITTEE AND PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE

The Health Planning and Public Health Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council are working together on a joint initiative to:

  • Provide an overview of New York State initiatives that facilitate the integration of primary and behavioral services and incorporate considerations related to public health and social determinants into primary care
  • Explore the progress of these initiatives
  • Provide a forum for the Public Health and Health Planning Council to learn about successes and identify challenges by hearing from organizations that have implemented/begun implementing the respective programs
  • Identify recommendations for the Council to make to the Department of Health to facilitate implementation of these initiatives.

The September 23, 2016 meeting will allow the Committees to receive input from providers who are successfully working on these issues and to discuss challenges that remain.

Those wishing to attend and register to speak at this meeting, please send an e-mail to PHHPC@health.ny.gov no later than Tuesday, September 20, 2016.

Individuals and organizations unable to attend the September 23th meeting may submit written comments to karen.madden@health.ny.gov no later than NOON, Tuesday, September 20, 2016.

Please contact Karen Madden at (518) 402-0102 if you have questions.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on September 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

COMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHMENT AND PROJECT REVIEW
Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518) 402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

REVISED *

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation will hold a meeting on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 10:00 a.m at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, *Meeting Rooms 2-4, Albany.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, *Meeting Rooms 2-4, Albany.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on July 21, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, MeetingRoom6, Albany.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Joint Meeting of the Health Planning Committee and Public Health Committee

The Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Karen Madden at (518) 402-0935 or Sylvia Pirani at (518) 473-4223 if you have questions.

*Committee On Health Planning

The Committee will convene immediately following the Joint Meeting of the Health Planning Committee and Public Health Committee.

Please contact Karen Madden at (518) 402-0935 if you have questions.

Committee On Establishment and Project Review

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene immediately following the meeting of the Health Planning Committee.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

REVISED * 5/31/16

  • The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation will hold a meeting on Thursday, *June 9, 2016 at9:30a.m. at the NewYork State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Room 4A and 4B, NYC.
  • The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Room 4A and 4B, NYC.
  • *The Establishment and Project Review Committee will convene immediately following the Full Council Meeting's Section V. Regulation - Report of the Committee on Codes, Regulations, and Legislation at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Room 4A and 4B, NYC.
  • *The Public Health and Health Planning Council will reconvene its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Establishment and Project Review Committee meeting at the NewYork State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Room 4A and 4B, NYC.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on May 19 at 10:00 a.m. at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

COMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHMENT AND PROJECT REVIEW

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518) 402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

The Public Health and Health Planning Council’s Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation will hold a meeting on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Meeting Room 6, Albany.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Meeting Room 6, Albany.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.state.ny.us. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The Establishment and Project Review Committee of the Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold a meeting on March 31, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, MeetingRoom 6, Albany.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The Committee on Health Planning of the Public Health and Health Planning Council will meet on March 30 at the Department of Health’s Offices at 875 Central Avenue, Albany from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to continue discussing revisions to the residential health care facility bed need methodology.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the please respond to Karen Madden at karen.madden@health.ny.gov or 518-402-0102.

We look forward to your participation.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.state.ny.us. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation will hold a meeting on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 9:45 a.m. at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Room 4A and 4B, NYC, and *New York State Department of Health Offices at the Triangle Building, 335 East Main Street, 1st Floor Video Conference Room, Rochester, NY 14604

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Annual Full Council Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Room 4A and 4B, NYC, and *New York State Department of Health Offices at the Triangle Building, 335 East Main Street, 1st Floor Video Conference Room, Rochester, NY 14604

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at any meeting locations listed below.***

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on January 28, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH PLANNING

Advises the Council on need-methodologies, health facility plans, and emerging health care issues. Monitors major health care initiatives and advises the Council on progress and/or problems. The Committee will also include functions from the SHPRC's Committee on Major Medical Equipment and Appropriateness whose responsibilities were to develop and review appropriateness standards (Part 708) for various services. The Committee evaluates high technology equipment, and advises the Council on such specialized services as organ transplants. The Committee will also take into consideration matters relative to the collaboration with the Rural Health Council. The Committee will also handle matters that were considered under the SHPRC's Information Systems Review Committee whose general purpose was to advance a framework for CON to ensure interoperable health information technology is an underpinning to health care delivery and supports health care stakeholders. Advise the DOH on health information policy relevant to health care stakeholders.

The Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Karen Madden at (518) 402-0935 if you have questions.

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH

Charged with addressing the statewide governmental public health infrastructure (including workforce, IT, laboratory and other organizational capacity consistent with the Essential Public Health Functions) and support actions to assure readiness for future public health agency accreditation and public health workforce certification. It will also promote interagency collaborations across government to support a "Health in All Policies" approach by State leadership. These activities would be combined with the current Ad Hoc Prevention Committee of PHC.

The Committee will convene immediately following the Health Planning Committee.

Please contact Sylvia Pirani at (518) 473-4223

COMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHMENT AND PROJECT REVIEW

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene immediately following the Public Health Committee meeting.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

Prior Years