On March 31, Judge Phillip Lenski gave PMC the required certificate of need, ruling that if Carolinas HealthCare built a Fort Mill hospital it would adversely affect the Rock Hill hospital and other independent physicians in York County financially and affect the quality of medical care offered.
Carolinas HealthCare asked Lenski
to reconsider his
Earlier this month, Lenski
order giving PMC permission to build, pending a decision on Carolinas HealthCares request.
order, the 30-day rule may not apply.
PMC officials had started updating their plans for a 100-bed hospital at the intersection of S.C. 160 and U.S. 21 Business after Lenski
awarded them the needed certificate of need.
After hearing arguments from PMC
and Carolinas HealthCare, Lenski
awarded the certificate of need to PMC