The Pittsburgh Planning Commission will hold a public hearing 2 p.m. Tuesday on the first floor of 200 Ross St. to discuss UPMC’s plans to build a new specialty Vision and Rehabilitation Hospital on the campus of UPMC Mercy.

UPMC announced plans in November for three new specialty hospitals at a cost of $2 billion besides Mercy, the new hospitals will be built on the campuses of UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC Shadyside.

People expected to testify Tuesday at the public hearing include: Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner, Erin Ninehouser from Pennsylvania Health Access Network, Erin Kramer from One Pennsylvania and Jennifer Rafanan Kennedy from Pittsburgh United.

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