Office of Health Policy

(As Amended at ARRS, September 8, 2015)


      900 KAR 5:020. State Health Plan for facilities and services.


      RELATES TO: KRS 216B.010-216B.130

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 194A.030, 194A.050(1), 216B.010, 216B.015(28), 216B.040(2)(a)2.a

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 216B.040(2)(a)2.a requires the cabinet to promulgate an administrative regulation, updated annually, to establish the State Health Plan. The State Health Plan is a critical element of the certificate of need process for which the cabinet is given responsibility in KRS Chapter 216B. This administrative regulation establishes the State Health Plan for facilities and services.


      Section 1. The 2015-2017[2013- 2015] State Health Plan shall be used to:

      (1) Review a certificate of need application pursuant to KRS 216B.040; and

      (2) Determine whether a substantial change to a health service has occurred pursuant to KRS 216B.015(29)(a) and 216B.061(1)(d).


      Section 2. Incorporation by Reference. (1) The "2015 - 2017[2013- 2015] State Health Plan", August[May]2015[August 2013], is incorporated by reference.

      (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Office of Health Policy, 275 East Main Street, 4WE, Frankfort, Kentucky 40621, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


      Section 3. This administrative regulation was found deficient by the Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee on September 8, 2015.


ERIC FRIEDLANDER, Acting Executive Director


      APPROVED BY AGENCY: August 13, 2015

      FILED WITH LRC: August 13, 2015 at 3 p.m.

      CONTACT PERSON: Tricia Orme, Office of Legal Services, 275 East Main Street 5 W-B, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, phone 502-564-7905, fax 502-564-7573,