State Denies UNC Request To Build Nursing Facility In Chatham Park Development
Posted by David Bracken on February 11, 2014
State regulators have denied a UNC Health Care application to build a 90-bed nursing facility in the proposed Chatham Park development near Pittsboro.
The Certificate of Need section within the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services instead awarded the beds to Liberty Healthcare Properites of Chatham County, which is also planning to build a 90-bed nursing facility.
In a statement, UNC Health Care said it is disappointed with the CON decision, and is evaluating its options.
State regulators last month did give approval for UNC to build an inpatient hospice facility in Chatham. That project was not competitvely bid. Read article here