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Certificate of Need

The Kentucky certificate of need process prevents the proliferation of health care facilities, health services and major medical equipment that increase the cost of quality health care in the commonwealth.

Certificate of Need
275 E. Main St., 4W-E
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: 502-564-9592
Fax: 502-564-0302

For general questions or assistance, please call the number listed above or email the Office of Health Policy.

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern time


State offices will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2018 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday.

Reference Materials

2017-2019 State Health Plan

Office of Health Policy Health Facility and Services Utilization Reports

State Health Plan Calculations for Home Health (July 27, 2017)

State Health Plan Calculations for Hospice (July 27, 2017)

State Health Plan Calculations for Long Term Care (Oct. 4, 2017)

CON Batching Cycle Timetable (July 2017 - June 2018 Public Notices) 

CON Capital Expenditure Minimums Adjustment (July 2017)


Last Updated 1/8/2018