I.      SHPDA Administrative Report

A.   Contested Cases

For the following projects, no vote was required because the recommended order of the Administrative Law Judge becomes the final order of the Agency when no exceptions have been filed. No exceptions were filed.

AL2016-013, Regional Medical Center Board d/b/a Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center, Anniston, AL: Proposes to construct additional space for surgical and ICU/CCU services, increase the number of ICU/CCU beds without increasing the number of existing beds, and renovate vacated space for support functions associated with other existing hospital functions. CON 2753-H issued June 27, 2016.

AL 2016-017, Anniston HMA, LLC d/b/a Stringfellow Memorial Hospital, Anniston, AL: Proposes to expand the existing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) program to include the provision of elective PCI. CON 2754-H Issued June 27, 2016.

II.     Certificate of Need Program

A. AL2016-018, Dothan Real Estate, LLC, Dothan, AL: Proposes to construct a new thirty-six (36) bed specialty care assisted-living facility in Houston County. Opposition: Methodist Homes for the Aging d/b/a Wesley Manor filed intervention.

Application was approved as amended, awarding Dothan Real Estate, LLC, 35 specialty care assisted-living facility beds.

B.  AL2016-019, Terrace at Eastgate, LLC, Dothan, AL: Proposes to construct a new sixteen (16) bed specialty care assisted-living facility in Houston County. Opposition: Dothan Real Estate, LLC, filed opposition and intervention. Methodist Homes for the Aging d/b/a Wesley Manor filed intervention.

Application was approved as amended, awarding Terrace at Eastgate, LLC, 10 specialty care ` assisted-living facility beds.

C.  AL2016-020, APEX Mgt, LLC, Valley, AL: Proposes to renovate and operate a new sixteen (16) bed specialty care assisted-living facility in Chambers County. Opposition: None.

Approved.

D. AL2016-024, Serenity Place II, Fort Payne, AL: Proposes to establish and operate a sixteen (16) bed specialty care assisted-living facility. Opposition: None.

Approved.

E. AL2016-025, DVA Renal Healthcare, Inc. d/b/a Sylacauga Dialysis, Sylacauga, AL: Proposes to add four (4) in-center hemodialysis stations to the existing ESRD facility consisting of twelve (12) in-center hemodialysis stations and two (2) home training stations. Opposition: None.

Approved.

III.  Reviewability Determinations and Pending Reviewability Determinations

A. Reviewability Determinations

None.

B.  Pending Reviewability Determinations

RV2016-022, Infirmary Home Health Agency, Inc., d/b/a Infirmary HomeCare, requests to relocate the administrative home health office from 4358 Midmost Drive, Ste. A, Mobile to 1142-A Montlimar Drive, Mobile, AL. Status: Pending

RV2016-023, LHCG XXIX, LLC, d/b/a Heartlite Hospice, requests to relocate the hospice administrative office to 111 East Laurel Street, Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama. Status: Pending

RV2016-024, Coosa Valley HomeCare, LLC, d/b/a Coosa Valley HomeCare, requests to relocate the home health administrative office to 209 West Spring Street, Ste. 305, Sylacauga, Talladega County, AL. Status: Pending

RV2016-025, Comfort Care Coastal Hospice, LLC, d/b/a Comfort Care Coastal Hospice-Baldwin, requests to relocate the in-home hospice administrative office from 374 South Greeno Road, Fairhope, AL to 22502 U.S. Highway 98, Fairhope, AL. Status: Pending

RV2016-026, EAMC-Lanier, requests to provide detoxification services in an acute care setting. Status: Pending

The next CON Review Board meeting will be held on August 17, 2016.