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Forming a Healthcare Entity

Learn about possible business forms available to start healthcare entities and certificate-of-need (CON) regulations.


Imagine a rural town with an aging population. The town had only one medical clinic that provided doctor’s office visits. A neighboring town had a small community hospital, but that hospital was over an hour away. A doctor who grew up in the rural town was inspired to start a new outpatient surgical facility to help the town’s older residents receive surgical treatments near their homes, where they could get transportation and other support from their family and friends.

The inspired doctor...