The Regional Advisory Committees (RACs) of the Commission will conduct public hearings in accordance with the schedule posted below. Each RAC is charged with soliciting input from local stakeholders. Each RAC will use this information to develop nonbinding recommendations for reconfiguring its region's hospital and nursing home bed supply to align bed supply with regional and local needs. In each region, testimony is invited regarding:
- The misalignment between the supply of services and the needs of the community.
- Specific local changes regarding regional nursing home and hospital bed supply in order to better align the supply of services with local needs.
- Necessary investments to carry out such alignments.
- Timeline in which the aforementioned steps should be taken.
Guidelines & Schedule
Public hearings have been scheduled for the following regions:
- Central region
- Hudson Valley region
- Long Island region
- New York City region
- Northern region
- Western region