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PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY CONCERNING FENTANYL AND FENTANYL-LACED SUBSTANCES

COPA Application Proceedings

  Announcement on the COPA decision: Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, announced Sept. 19, 2017 that the request for a Certificate of Public Advantage from Wellmont Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance has been granted.​
  Press Release
  Terms of Certification
   Executed Letter of Approval
  Approval Certificate Signed by MSHA
  Approval Certificate Signed by WHS

*The resolution unanimously adopted by the Board of Wellmont Health System approved the September 16, 2017 draft of the Terms of Certification and any subsequent “more favorable terms” as may be agreed to by the State of Tennessee.  The September 18, 2017 draft of the Terms of Certification contains a “more favorable term” that was agreed to by the State and, therefore, the September 18, 2017 draft of the Terms of Certification were approved by the Wellmont Board.​


Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System

Last Updated: May 22, 2017
Dates have been updated to reflect the document date rather than the date posted. 


 Public Hearing Video and Transcripts



April 11, 2017

 Report from Compass Lexecon






September 30, 2016

 Notice of Public Hearing


September 12, 2016

 First Amendment to Master Affiliation Agreement and Plan of Integration (Exhibits in this document can be found in the other application documents above.)


September 9, 2016

  Revised Plan of Separation