North Carolina considers expansion requests — 3 insights

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services heard project proposals from healthcare providers looking to expand their operating room footprints, ABC affiliate WWAY reports.

What you should know:

1. New Hanover Regional Medical Center is seeking permission to add four ORs to its main hospital in Wilmington, N.C., through an $8.4 million project.

2. Wilmington Eye Surgery Center and Wilmington-based WESCP submitted a proposal to develop a new two-room, $9.8 million ASC that could open in July 2021.

3. The state board has up to five months to rule on the proposals.

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