[ Text of section effective until November 4, 2012. Repealed by 2012, 224, Sec. 132.]
Section 16. The division shall review and comment upon all capital expenditure projects requiring a determination of need pursuant to the provisions of section twenty-five of chapter one hundred and eleven of the General Laws, including, but not limited to, less costly or more effective alternative financing methods for such projects; the immediate and long-term financial feasibility of such projects; the probable impact of the project on costs of and charges for services; and the availability of funds for capital and operating needs. The division shall transmit to the department of public health its written recommendations on each project which shall become part of the written record compiled by said department during its review of such project. The division shall appear and comment on any application for a determination of need where a public hearing is required pursuant to the provisions of said section twenty-five C of said chapter. To carry out the purposes of this paragraph, the division shall appoint a senior professional employee to act as a liaison with said department.