(a) The sole responsibility for demonstrating the need for any proposed project of an application for determination of need shall lie with the applicant.
(b) In making determinations under this chapter, the review board shall rely upon such vital statistics and other demographic data, such resource inventories, and such utilization and other health care studies and plans as it deems appropriate and useful. Any such material relied upon by the review board in making determinations of need shall be kept by the agency and shall be subject to inspection and copying by any person upon request.History: Rule 8-79, eff 16 Jul 79. Det. of Need Rules and Proc. § 26.5.