Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Virginia Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Rules and Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 220]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Mandated Nondiscretionary COPN Updates - 12 VAC 5-220-110 and -200
Action 3334
General Information
Action Summary HB2546 (2007) amends § 32.1-102.1 of the Code of Virginia related to the Certificate of Public Need program by requiring an annual increase in the threshold for capital expenditure projects to “reflect inflation using appropriate measures incorporating construction costs and medical inflation.” Therefore, 12 VAC 5-220-110 and 200 must be amended annually to conform to the law. Using the Consumer Price Index published by the U.S. Department of Labor, the capital expenditure threshold for projects requiring registration increased to $5,548,790, and those projects requiring the filing of an application increased to $16,646,371.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: § 2.2-4006-4A of the Code of Virginia (APA)
RIS Project Yes  [002459]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5614 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/30/2010.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Erik Bodin  / Division Director-COPN, MCHIP and Coop. Agreement
Address: Virginia Department of Health
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 401
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-1889    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.