10A NCAC 14C .0206       EXPEDITED REVIEW

(a)  An applicant which desires an expedited review shall submit a petition for an expedited review with the Certificate of Need Section when the application is submitted.

(b)  The Certificate of Need Section shall review the petition within 15 days from the beginning of the review and shall notify the applicant if the Agency has determined that a public hearing is in the public interest.

(c)  If the Certificate of Need Section decides that it is not in the public interest to hold a public hearing, a final determination on the request for an expedited review shall not be issued until after the thirty day written comment period has expired.

(d)  If a request for a public hearing is received by the Agency during the 30 day written comment period, which is defined in G.S. 131E-185, the request for an expedited review shall be denied.

(e)  After the thirty day written comment period, the Certificate of Need Section shall notify the applicant that its petition for an expedited review is approved or denied.

 

History Note:        Filed as a Temporary Adoption Eff. September 1, 1993 for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;

Authority G.S. 131E-177(1);

Eff. January 4, 1994.