Public Announcement Concerning a Proposed Health Care Project
Worcester Health Group, LLC, d/b/a/ Lutheran Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center (“Applicant”) is a long-term care facility located at 26 Harvard Street, Worcester, MA 01609. It intends to file a Minor Amendment (“Application”) to its already approved Determination of Need Project #2-1456 with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for an increase in the approved maximum capital expenditure (“MCE”). The Applicant is requesting an increase in its approved MCE of $12,241,150 (August 2015 Dollars), which adjusted for inflation is $12,637,764 (March 2018 Dollars) to $13,880,472 (March 2018 Dollars) to account for previously unforeseen circumstances in order to complete the renovation of the Applicant’s physical plant consistent with its prior DoN approval (“Project”). The Applicant does not anticipate any price or service impacts on the Applicant’s existing Patient Panel as a result of the Amendment. Any ten Taxpayers of Massachusetts may register in connection with the intended Application no later than 30 days of the filing of the Notice of Determination of Need by contacting the Department of Public Health, Determination of Need Program, 250 Washington Street, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02108.