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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 16 - 29 I- 6 §16-29I-6. Review of hospital restructuring plans.
(a) The board shall review and may approve or reject hospital restructuring plans submitted to it from time to time. Upon approval of any submitted plan, the board may in its sole discretion provide from the fund a loan, low-interest loan, or no-interest loan, in a form and on those terms and conditions as the board considers appropriate to assist in the implementation of the hospital restructuring plan. Prior to approving any plan, the board shall make a factual determination that the implementation of the hospital restructuring plan will rationalize and restructure the delivery of health care services provided by the hospital or combination of hospitals submitting the plan, and shall further determine that the implementation of the plan will provide a cost savings for hospital services delivered by the hospital or combination of hospitals for both public and private health care payors.

(b) The board may approve hospital restructuring plans and loans from the revolving fund contingent upon any conditions considered necessary by the board to assure the repayment of any loan, which may include but need not be limited to the successful implementation of the cost containment objectives of any hospital restructuring plan.

(c) The board may withhold future rate approvals, certificates of need and rural health system loans and grants if any of the terms or conditions of the loan provided by the board are not subsequently satisfied or met by the hospital or combination of hospitals receiving the loan from the fund.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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