1. December 2014 – Mississippi Certificate of Need Meeting

During the December 18, 2014, Certificate of Need meeting, Dr. Mary Currier, State Health Officer, concurred with the health and planning staff analysis and approved the following applications for Certificate of Need.

CON Review # HG-RC-0314-003 – Baptist Memorial Hospital – Golden Triangle, Inc. – Pharmacy Relocation and Surgical Suite Expansion – Location: Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $8,966,311 Staff Recommendation: Partial Approval – Relocation of Pharmacy Department; Enlarge Existing Operating Room; Create Space for a Satellite Pharmacy – Partial Disapproval – Addition of Two (New) Operating Rooms.

The next Certificate of Need meeting will be held on January 29, 2015, at 11:00 a.m.

  1. Certificate of Need Program Report – Filings/Reports Since November 2014
  1. Letters of Intent to Change Ownership
  1. Baptist Leake Extended Care Facility – Change of Ownership – Received November 25, 2014
  2. Cornerstone Health and Rehab of Corinth – Change of Ownership – Received December 1, 2014
  1. Determinations of Reviewability
  1. Amended Determination of Review Application – St. Dominic Memorial Hospital – Purchase of Real Estate in Hinds County, MS – Received November 12, 2014
  2. Southern Eye Surgery Center, LLC – Ophthalmic Service – Received November 18, 2014 (Withdrawn December 16, 2014)
  3. North Mississippi Medical Center – Provision of Adolescent Psychiatric Service – Received November 24, 2014
  4. St. Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital – Establishment of a Psychiatric Distinct Part Unit  Received November 25, 2014
  5. RCG of Greenwood – Expansion of Existing ESRD Facility by One (1) Station – Received November 26, 2014
  6. RCG of Tupelo – Expansion of Existing ESRD Facility by Seven (7) Station – Received December 5, 2014
  7. Natchez Hospital Company, LLC d/b/a Natchez Regional Medical Center – Project to Provide Finishes to and to Purchase Equipment for First Floor-Emergency Department – Received December 10, 2014
  8. Natchez Hospital Company, LLC d/b/a Natchez Regional Medical Center – Project to Provide Finishes to and Equipment for 4th Floor Main Hosp. Bldg – Received December 10, 2014
  9. Natchez Hospital Company, LLC d/b/a Natchez Regional Medical Center – Project to Renovate 3rd Floor OB Department to Add & Furnish 2 Additional Labor & Delivery Rooms – Received December 10, 2014
  10. Southern Eye Surgery and Laser Center, LLC – Ophthalmic Surgical Services – Received December 12, 2014
  11. Jackson HMA, LLC d/b/a Central Mississippi Medical Center – Mobile Catheterization Laboratory to Prepare for Equipment Replacement – Received December 16, 2014
  1. Letters of Intent to Apply for CON

None

  1. Applications Received/Withdrawn
  1. Brentwood Acquisition, Inc. d/b/a Brentwood Behavioral Healthcare of Mississippi – Establishment of a 36 Bed Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility – Received December 1, 2014
  2. CARES Center, Inc. d/b/a CARES Center – Addition of Twenty-five Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility Beds and Relocation of Twenty Existing Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility Beds – Received December 1, 2014
  3. Natchez Hospital Company, Inc. d/b/a Natchez Regional Medical Center – Offering of Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization and Digital Subtraction Angiography Services – Received December 1, 2014
  4. Natchez Hospital Company, Inc. d/b/a Natchez Regional Medical Center – Renovation and Improvement of the Fourth Floor, Emergency Department, Labor and Delivery Rooms and Post-Partum Rooms – Received December 1, 2014
  5. Hattiesburg Clinic Professional Association d/b/a – Hattiesburg Clinic Dialysis Unit – Establishment of Satellite ESRD Facility – Received December 1, 2014
  6. RCG Mississippi, Inc. d/b/a RCG of Columbus – Expansion of ESRD Facility – Received December 1, 2014
  7. River Oaks Hospital, LLC d/b/a River Oaks Hospital – Establishment of Diagnostic Catheterization and PCI Services and Acquisition of Related Equipment – Received December 1, 2014
  8. Vicksburg Healthcare, LLC d/b/a River Region Health System – Cost Overrun to CON Review: HP-CB-0310-010; R-0831 – Vicksburg Renovation/Addition of 20 Adolescent Psychiatric Beds/Services – Received December 8, 2014
  9. River Oaks, LLC d/b/a River Oaks Hospital – CON Review HG-NIS-0613-007 – Establishment of a Diagnostic Catheterization and PCI Services and Acquisition of Related Equipment  –  Location:  Flowood,  Rankin  County,  Mississippi  –  Capital  Expenditure: $448,000 – Staff Recommendation: Approval – Withdrawn December 10, 2014
  1. Applications Received for Extension/Renewal of an Expired CON

None

  1. Additional Material Received in Response to Negative Staff Analysis

None

  1. CON Applications Deemed Complete
  1. CON Review Number: ESRD-RC-1014-013 – RCG Mississippi, Inc. d/b/a RCG Louisville – Repair of ESRD Facility Due to Natural Disaster and Expansion – Capital Expenditure: $1,483,261 – Location: Louisville, Winston County, Mississippi– Complete December 1, 2014
  2. CON Review Number: HG-CO-1014-014 – Vicksburg Healthcare, LLC d/b/a River Region Health System – Cost Overrun to CON No. R-0871 (CON Review Number HG-MOB- 0913-012) – Construction of River Region Medical Office Building – Approved Capital Expenditure:  $13,245,099  –  Additional  Capital  Expenditure:  $3,723,912  –  Location: Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi– Complete December 1, 2014
  1. Six-Month Extension Requests Granted
  1. Mississippi Baptist Medical Center – SME on HG-R-1209-035; R-0807 – Nursing Units Renovation Project – Expiration Date: March 25, 2015
  2. Alliance Healthcare, Inc. System d/b/a Alliance Health Care System – SME on HG-CRF- 1203-035; R-0636 – Construction of a Replacement Hospital – Expiration Date: March 25, 2015
  3. Vicksburg Healthcare, LLC d/b/a River Region Health System – SME on HP-CB-0310-010; R-0831 – Renovation/Addition of 20 Adolescent Psychiatric Beds/Services – Expiration Date: April 13, 2015
  4. Community Place, Jackson – SME on NH-CRF-0908-039; R-0786 – Construction/Replacement/Relocation of Community Place Nursing Home from Hinds County to Rankin County– Expiration Date: April 30, 2015
  5. Memorial Hospital at Gulfport – SME on  HG-RC-0611-012; R-0838 – Patient Tower Expansion and Renovation – Expiration Date: May 18, 2015
  6. George Regional Hospital, d/b/a George County Hospital – SME on NH-CB-0602-036; R- 0668 – Establishment/Construction of a 60-Bed Nursing Home Facility – Expiration Date: May 19, 2015
  1. Hearings Requested/Scheduled During the Course of Review

None

  1. Request for Hearing on Denial of Six-Month Extension

CON  Review  #  ESRD-NIS-0905-041;  CON  #  R-0710  –  Healthcare  Engineers,  LLC  – Establishment of a six-station ESRD facility in Tallahatchie County – Capital expenditure: $254,085 – Requestor: Alliance Health Partners, LLC, d/b/a Tri-Lakes Medical Center - To Be Scheduled