I. Certificate of Need Program

A. AL2015-030, Lakeshore Foundation, Birmingham, AL: Proposes to construct a two-story addition containing patient rooms, a nursing station, a day room and a lobby area. The Hospital consists of twenty (20) private rooms and forty (40) semiprivate rooms. When the project is complete, there will be sixty-four (64) private rooms and eighteen (18) semiprivate patient rooms. Opposition: None.

Approved

B. AL2015-031, Bio-Medical Applications of Alabama, Inc. d/b/a BMA of Montgomery Baptist, Montgomery, AL: Proposes to relocate and expand its existing twenty-five (25) station ESRD Treatment Center by adding seven (7) in-center hemodialysis stations and one (1) isolation station for a total of thirty-three (33) stations. Opposition: None.

Approved

C. AL2015-032, Twenty/Twenty, LLC, Enterprise, AL: Proposes to construct a new eighteen (18) bed specialty care assisted living facility adjacent to Kelley Place, a sixteen (16) bed SCALF. Opposition: None.

Approved

D. AL2015-033, Crestwood Healthcare, LP d/b/a Crestwood Medical Center, Huntsville, AL: Proposes to add thirty (30) general acute care beds pursuant to the State Health Plan section 410-2-4-.02(5) Bed Availability Assurance for Acute Care Hospitals. Opposition: None.

Approved

II. Reviewability Determinations and Pending Reviewability Determinations

A. Reviewability Determinations

RV2015-044: Methodist Homes d/b/a Wesley Manor Retirement Center requests to renovate a portion of the existing patient rooms, create a new entrance for one (1) of the wings, upgrade certain administrative spaces and add a new 3,200-square-foot addition. Status: Non-Reviewable

RV2015-045, Renal Treatment Centers – Southeast, LP d/b/a Davita Hokes Bluff requests to convert the existing one (1) home training station into an in-center hemodialysis station for a total of ten (10) in-center hemodialysis stations. Status: Non-Reviewable

B. Pending Reviewability Determinations

RV2014-028: Surgicare of Mobile, Ltd., requests to add five (5) operating rooms, 20 pre-/post-op bays, and four (4) restrooms and expand the waiting room and business office. Status: Pending Opposition: Providence Hospital filed a letter opposing the Reviewability Determination Request. Mobile Infirmary Association, d/b/a Mobile Infirmary Medical Center, filed a letter opposing the Reviewability Determination Request. In litigation, CV2014-901553, Springhill Hospitals, Inc., filed a Complaint for Declaratory Judgment and Injunctive Relief.

RV2015-026: Highlands Health & Rehab requests to replace the existing 50-bed nursing home in Scottsboro, AL. Status: Pending

RV2015-046, Southeast Alabama HomeCare, LLC d/b/a Southeast Alabama HomeCare of Eufaula, requests to relocate their home health branch office to a new location at 335 Macon Street, Suite B, Eufaula, AL. Status: Pending

RV2015-047, GGNSC Bessemer, LLC d/b/a Golden Living Center-Meadowood, requests to provide outpatient physical therapy in Jefferson County. Status: Pending

RV2016-001, Eufaula Physical Therapy and Wellness, LLC, requests to provide physical therapy only at 335-A Macon Ave., Eufaula, AL. Status: Pending

RV2016-002, Gadsden Regional Medical Center, requests to construct two (2) additional operating rooms in the hospital for a total of eighteen (18) operating rooms. Status: Pending

The next CON Review Board meeting will be held on November 18, 2015.