Hearing to consider an application from from Galencare, Inc. (d.b.a. HCA Florida Brandon Hospital) to modify its COPCN

A public hearing will be held April 22, 2024, beginning at 9 AM, at the Children's Board of Hillsborough County, 1002 E. Palm Ave., Tampa, FL 33605, to consider an application from Galencare, Inc. (d.b.a. HCA Florida Brandon Hospital) to modify its Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (COPCN) to provide advanced life support ground inter-facility transfer services in Hillsborough County with five (5) ambulance permits "for the primary purpose of transferring patients being admitted to, discharged from, or transferred between facilities operated under HCA Healthcare."

Any current COPCN holder and any person or entity who can demonstrate a financial or public safety interest in the application may intervene in the public hearing process by filing a Notice of Appearance and Intervention (form EMPC 104.NAI) no later than 5:00 p.m. April 12, 2024.

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Public Hearing Officer with respect to any matter considered at a meeting or hearing, the person will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony or evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), persons needing special accommodations to participate in these proceedings should contact Michael Tayler with a general description of their needs.


For questions, to file form EMPC 104.NAI, or request ADA accommodations, contact Michael Tayler, Coordinator, Hillsborough County Emergency Medical Planning Council, at (813) 276-2051 or EMPC@HCFL.gov.

Last Modified: 4/1/2024, 12:13:16 PM
May 2024