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November 24, 2014

James L. Pitrolo, Jr., Chairman of the West Virginia Health Care Authority, today announced that the Authority has received a request for an exemption from Certificate of Need review, pursuant to W.Va. C.S.R. ยง 65-27, from Monongalia County General Hospital Company d/b/a Monongalia General Hospital, Morgantown, Monongalia County, CON File #14-6-10354-X, for the acquisition of Morgantown Surgical Associates, Inc. a general surgery and gastroenterology medical practice. The facility is located at 200 Wedgewood Drive, Suite 202, Morgantown, Monongalia County. The office will be staffed by two (2) physicians.

The capital expenditure associated with the project is $900,000.

Any affected person may oppose this proposal by submitting a letter stating the reason for the opposition, within thirty days of the first date of publication of the public notice to:

Marianne Kapinos
General Counsel
West Virginia Health Care Authority
Certificate of Need Program
100 Dee Drive
Charleston W.Va. 25311

The last date upon which an affected party may file a letter of opposition to this proposal is January 5, 2015.