COPA advisory council to hold public hearing

Matthew Lane • Dec 11, 2019 at 10:00 PM

BLOUNTVILLE — The Certificate of Public Advantage (COPA) local advisory council will hold a public hearing on Jan. 7, to allow the public to comment on Ballad Health’s annual report.

The hearing will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Northeast State Community College Center for the Arts (2425 Highway 75 in Blountville). The meeting is being held in compliance with the Terms of Certification of the COPA.

If you wish to provide comments on Ballad Health’s annual report and the COPA, you may sign in after entering the auditorium and speak in the order of signing. Each person will be given three minutes to deliver remarks. A court reporter will record the hearing, and participants may bring written comments.

If you’re unable to attend the hearing, you can email your comments to [email protected] or mail them to the Tennessee Department of Health – COPA, 710 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, Tenn. 37243.


What: Certificate of Public Advantage Local Advisory Council public hearing

When: Jan. 7 at 5:30 p.m. (Doors open at 5 p.m.)

Where: Northeast State Community College


The FY19 Ballad Health Annual Report can be accessed online at www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/health/documents/copa/FY19-Annual-Report.pdf. An executive summary of the annual report can be accessed online at www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/health/documents/copa/Executive-Summary-of-Annual-ReportFY19-Ballad-Health.pdf.