"Certificate of Need" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A certificate issued by a governmental body to an individual or organization proposing to construct or modify a health facility, or to offer a new or different service. The process of issuing the certificate is also included.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Certificate of Need".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Certificate of Need".
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