Masonic Health System of Massachusetts, Inc. (the “Applicant”), with a principal place of business at 88 Masonic Home Road, Charlton, Massachusetts 01507, intends to file a Notice of Determination of Need (“Application”) with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for a substantial capital expenditure on behalf of Overlook Masonic Health Center (“Overlook” or the “Facility”), a 167-bed skilled nursing facility located at the same address.The Facility plans to renovate one (1) floor of its existing building to accommodate 40 short-term rehabilitation beds in private rooms as well as improvements to clinical and ancillary services on the unit (“Proposed Project”).

The Facility plans to close 21 Level II beds through the Proposed Project, resulting in a total of 146 beds at the Facility, including 28 Level IV rest home beds, 78 Level II beds for long-term care residents and 40 Level II beds for short-term rehabilitation residents. The total value of the Proposed Project based on the maximum capital expenditure is $2,975,000.

The Applicant does not anticipate any price or service impacts on the Applicant’s existing patient panel as a result of the Proposed Project. Any ten Taxpayers of Massachusetts may register in connection with the intended Application by no later than April 12, 2024, or 30 days from the Filing Date, whichever is later, by contacting the Department of Public Health, Determination of Need Program, 67 Forest Street, Marlborough, MA 01752.

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