The West Virginia Health Care Authority issued an exemption for a certificate of need to Stonerise Reliable Healthcare LLC of South Charleston for the acquisition of a home health agency operated by Reliable Healthcare Solutions LLC. The acquisition proposal is $950,000, said James L. Pitrolo Jr., Chairman of the West Virginia Health Care Authority.
Pitrolo did not indicate why an exemption had been granted for the certification process, which is a regulatory mechanism aimed at controlling the purchase of high-cost medical equipment and the development of new health care facilities and services.
Reliable Healthcare Solutions LLC provides home health services in Monongalia, Taylor, Mario, Preston and Wetzel counties. Stonerise Healthcare is a private duty home health services, nursing care and medical supplies company.