Certificate of need (CON)

A certificate issued by a government body to a healthcare provider that is proposing to construct, modify or expand a facility, or to offer new or different types of health services. CONs are intended to prevent the over supply of beds or services in a given area. Granting the certificate signifies the change has been approved.

In Focus

June 20

107 years young

Chambersburg, PA 

Irene Rebok, a resident of Magnolias of Chambersburg, will celebrate her 107th birthday with a visit from a state representative and a "card shower."