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The Ohio Department of Health (“ODH”) produced its preliminary numbers for nursing home bed need and excess by county yesterday and the projected counties with need and/or excess are as follows:
Counties with Bed Need # Clermont 370 Portage 281 Fairfield 260 Geauga 136 Paulding 105 Pickaway 44 Athens 15 Lawrence 1 1212
Counties with Bed Excess # Cuyahoga 2204 Hamilton 1767 Mahoning 471 Lucas 470 Montgomery 441 Erie 431 Stark 395 Ashtabula 336 Clark 265 Sandusky 229 Holmes 215 Scioto 176 Allen 160 Belmont 150 Brown 81 Auglaize 67 Fayette 44 Jefferson 33 Wayne 20 Tuscarawas 10 7968
Please note these are preliminary numbers and could change when ODH publishes its final determination on or about April 1, 2016. CON applications seeking to relocate beds from bed excess counties to bed need counties must be filed in July 2016.
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