Massachusetts Eye and Ear to join Partners HealthCare
Public Announcement Concerning a Proposed Health Care Project
Partners HealthCare System, Inc. (“Applicant”) located at 800 Boylston Street, Suite 1150, Boston, MA 02199 intends to file a Notice of Determination of Need with respect to the change in corporate control of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (“MEEI”) located at 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114. The Applicant intends to acquire control of MEEI by becoming the sole corporate member of MEEI’s parent organization, Foundation of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Inc. MEEI is a not-for-profit specialty hospital dedicated to the care of, and research and teaching relating to, disorders that affect the eye, ear, nose, throat and adjacent regions of the head and neck. The total value of the project based on the net patient service revenue of MEEI is $185,328,882. The Applicant does not anticipate any price or service impacts on the Applicant’s existing Patient Panel as a result of this transaction. Any ten Taxpayers of Massachusetts may register in connection with the intended Application or amendment by no later than 20 days of the filing of the Notice of Determination of Need by contacting the Department of Public Health, Determination of Need Program, 250 Washington Street, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02108.