Office of Health Care Access

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In Connecticut, hospitals and other health care organizations must comply with statutes and regulations pertaining to the establishment or termination of facilities, services and certain medical equipment. OHCA provides applications and reporting formats for various types of required information.



Please review the CON Portal User Guide

To view the status of CONs submitted through the portal, please visit our new reporting site: in a new windowOpens in a new windowOpens in a new windowOpens in a new window -No registration is required to view CON Status Reports.

Any questions, please contact Steven Lazarus or Chris Wyvill at or (860) 418-7001
Please Note: Application format may not be altered or modified by an applicant.

Determinations of whether a project requires CON approval must be obtained in writing from the department. Please submit the appropriate form below to OHCA for review:


CON Determination Form
CON Determination Form - Relocation
If CON approval is required, applicant must complete:
  1. CON Main Form
  2. Supplemental Form (if indicated in table below)
  3. Financial Worksheet

Notice Regarding CON Filings:

Please be advised that the Office of Health Care Access (OHCA) is in the process of revising its regulations (19-639-3(b)) to enable it to accept new CON filings through the CON Portal.
While proceeding through this legal process of changing OHCA’s regulations, OHCA waives the requirement for Applicant(s) to file paper copies pursuant to Sec. 19a-639a-3.
Note: Should anyone not have the ability to file electronically, the present paper submission process may still be used.
If you have any questions regarding a CON filing with OHCA, please contact us at or call us directly at (860) 418-7001.

1. CON Main Form

The Main Form must be completed by all applicants

2. CON Supplemental Forms

The supplemental forms correspond to the circumstances listed in Conn. Gen. Stat. section 19a-638(a)(1)-(15) that require CON approval. Some supplemental forms serve more than one application type (e.g., termination of services).
Supplemental Forms
 Establishment of a new health care facility (mental health and/or substance abuse) - See note below*
 Transfer of ownership of a health care facility - (excludes transfer of ownership/sale of hospital – see “Other” below)
 Transfer of ownership of a group practice
 Establishment of a freestanding emergency department
 Termination of a service:
  • Termination of inpatient or outpatient services offered by a hospital
  • Termination of surgical services by an outpatient surgical facility
  • Termination of an emergency department by a short-term acute care general hospital
  • Termination of inpatient or outpatient services offered by a hospital or other facility or institution operated by the state that provides services that are eligible for reimbursement under Title XVIII or XIX of the federal Social Security Act, 42 USC 301, as amended
 Establishment of an outpatient surgical facility
 Establishment of cardiac services
 Acquisition of equipment:
  • Acquisition of computed tomography scanners, magnetic resonance imaging scanners, positron emission tomography scanners or positron emission tomography-computed tomography scanners
  • Acquisition of nonhospital based linear accelerators
 Increase in licensed bed capacity of a health care facility
 Acquisition of equipment utilizing [new] technology that has not previously been used in the state
 Increase of two or more operating rooms within any three-year period by an outpatient surgical facility or short-term acute care general hospital
 Transfer of Ownership / Sale of Hospital other_transfer_of_ownership_sale_of_hospital.docx
*This supplemental form should be included with all applications requesting authorization for the establishment of a mental health and/or substance abuse treatment facility. For the establishment of other “health care facilities,” as defined by Conn. Gen. Stat § 19a-630(11) - hospitals licensed by DPH under chapter 386v, specialty hospitals, or a central service facility - complete the Main Form only.

3. CON Financial Worksheet

The Financial workbook (Excel format) contains: (A) Non-Profit, (B) For-Profit and (C) Sale of Non-Profit Hospitals worksheets. Complete the appropriate worksheet based on the application type (19a-638(a) applications should complete financial worksheet (A) if a Non-Profit entity or (B) if a For-Profit entity. Applications for 19a-486a Sale of Non-Profit Hospitals should complete financial worksheet (C).  Excel
Notification Forms
Equipment Replacement Form
Group Practice Filing Instructions
Group Practice Filing Forms                             


CON Modification Form
CON Modification Form                                      


Freedom of Information Request Forms

FOI Request Form

Hospital Inpatient Discharge Data Request Form



May be used by persons wishing to request information from OHCA under the Freedom of Information Act.

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