I. April 2013 - Mississippi Certificate of Need Meeting

During the April Certificate of Need meeting, Dr. Mary Currier, State Health Officer, concurred with the Health Policy & Planning staff analyses and approved the following applications for Certificate of Need.

  1. CON Review: HG-NIS-1212-020 –Kemper CAH, Inc. d/b/a John C. Stennis Memorial Hospital – Establishment of Mobile MRI Services – Capital Expenditure: $0 – Location: DeKalb, Kemper County, Mississippi –Staff Recommendation: Approval
  2. CON Review: HG-A-1212-023 – Neshoba County General Hospital – Amendment to CON No. R-0799 (Construction of a Replacement Hospital) – Approval Capital Expenditure: $53,596,688 –Revised Capital Expenditure: $31,000,000 – Location: Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Mississippi –Staff Recommendation: Approval
  3. CON Review: HP-RB-1212-021 – Universal Health System d/b/a Parkwood Behavioral Health System– Construction, Renovation, and Addition of 20 Adult Psychiatric Beds – Capital Expenditure: $4,825,791 – Location: Olive Branch, Desoto County, Mississippi –Staff Recommendation: Approval

The next Certificate of Need monthly meeting will be held on May 30, 2013, at 11:00 a.m.

II. Certificate of Need Program Report – Filings/Reports Since March 2013 CON Meeting

A. Letters of Intent to Change Ownership

  1. Millcreek of Pontotoc PRTF – Change of Ownership –Received April 2, 2013
  2. Millcreek of Magee PRTF and ICF/MR – Change of Ownership – Received April 2, 2013
  3. Greenwood – AMG Specialty Hospital – Change of Ownership –Received April 18, 2013
  4. Sunflower Home Health – Change of Ownership –Received April 22, 2013

B. Determinations of Reviewability

  1. Fresenius Medical Care-DeKalb (“Fresenius”) – Construction Costs at previously Approved Relocated Site – Received April 2, 2013
  2. Grenada Lake Medical Center – Install Exhaust with 100% Outside Air in Lab Department – Received April 4, 2013
  3. Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc. – Operating Room Renovation – Received April 10, 2013
  4. Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto, Inc. – CT Equipment Addition and Area Renovation –Received April 18, 2013
  5. Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto, Inc. – Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Equipment Replacement – Received April 18, 2013
  6. The Imaging Center at Gloster Creek Village, LLC – Relocation of The Imaging Center and Replacement of Existing MRI Unit – Received April 18,2013
  7. Lowndes County Dialysis – Relocation of ESRD Facility – Received April 22, 2013

C. Letters of Intent to Apply for CON

None.

D. Applications Received/Withdrawn

None.

E. Applications Received for Extension/Renewal of an Expired CON

None.

F. Additional Material Received in Response to Negative Staff Analysis

None.

G. CON Applications Deemed Complete

None.

H. Final Orders Issued

  1. CON Review: HG-NIS-1212-020 –Kemper CAH, Inc. d/b/a John C. Stennis Memorial Hospital – Establishment of Mobile MRI Services – Capital Expenditure: $0 – Location: DeKalb, Kemper County, Mississippi – Staff Recommendation: Approval
  2. CON Review: HG-A-1212-023 – Neshoba County General Hospital – Amendment to CON No. R-0799 (Construction of a Replacement Hospital) – Approval Capital Expenditure: $53,596,688 – Revised Capital Expenditure: $31,000,000 – Location: Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Mississippi – Staff Recommendation: Approval
  3. CON Review: HP-RB-1212-021 – Universal Health System d/b/a Parkwood Behavioral Health System, Construction, Renovation and Addition of 20 Adult Psychiatric Beds – Capital Expenditure: $4,825,791 – Location: Olive Branch, Desoto County, Mississippi –Staff Recommendation: Approval

I. Six-Month Extension Requests Granted

  1. Oceans Spring Hospital – SME on HG-A-0311-005; R-0751-A – Construction of Observation Units and Outpatient Services Improvements – Expiration Date: June 30, 2013
  2. Greenwood Leflore Hospital – SME on HG-RE-0211-002; R-0833 – Replacement of Central Plant Equipment – Expiration Date: June 30, 2013
  3. King’s Daughters Hospital of Yazoo County – SME on HG-CRF-0808-027; R-0776 – Relocation/Replacement Project – Expiration Date: July 13, 2013
  4. Memorial Hospital at Gulfport – SME on HG-RC-0605-023; R-0733 – North Clinical Support Addition & Surgery Replacement – Expiration Date: July 25, 2013
  5. Bio-Medical Applications of Mississippi, Inc. d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care-DeKalb – SME on ESRDNIS- 0410-018; R-0815 – Establishment/Construction of a Six-Station ESRD Facility in Kemper County – Expiration Date: July 29, 2013
  6. Methodist Healthcare – Olive Branch Hospital – SME on HG-CB-0909-023; R-0817 – Construction/Establishment of a 100-Bed Acute Care Hospital, MRI, Therapeutic Cardiac Catheterization, and Open Heart Surgery Equipment and Services – Expiration Date: July 29, 2013
  7. River Oaks Hospital – SME on NH-CB-1202-075; HG-CO-0210-008; R-0632 – Addition of 48 New Acute Care Beds and Relocation of 33-Beds –Expiration Date: July 29, 2013
  8. North Mississippi Medical Center – SME on HG-RC-1109-030; R-0804 – West Bed-Tower Expansion and Renovation – Expiration Date: September 25, 2013
  9. North Mississippi Medical Center – SME on HG-RE-0808-030; R-0780 – Replacement & Addition of Electronic Information & Surgery Information Systems –Expiration Date: September 15, 2013
  10. Mississippi Baptist Medical Center – SME on HG-R-1209-035; R-0807 – Nursing Units Renovation Project – Expiration Date: September 25, 2013
  11. 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: September 25, 2013
  12. Singing River Hospital, Pascagoula – SME on HG-R-1207-031; R-0761 – Renovation of Emergency Department and Patient Care Area – Expiration Date: September 27, 2013
  13. Jackson HMS, LLC d/b/a Central Mississippi Medical Center – SME on HG-CB-1211-026; R-0845 – Expansion/Addition of 18 Acute Adult Psychiatric Beds – Expiration Date: September 29, 2013
  14. Madison River Oaks Hospital (Madison HMA) – SME on HG-NIS-0911-017; R-0846 – Establishment of Mobile MRI Services – Expiration Date: September 29, 2013
  15. Singing River Hospital, Pascagoula – SME on HG-CB-1211-027; R-0848 – Addition of Level II Comprehensive Medical Rehabilitation Beds – Expiration Date: September 29, 2013
  16. Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, Gulfport – SME on HG-RC-0611-013; R-0847 – Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Expansion – Expiration Date: September 29, 2013 
  17. St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson – SME on HG-C-0510-024; R-0820 – Construction/Replacement of Behavioral Health Services Facility –Expiration Date: September 30, 2013
  18. Forrest General Hospital – SME on HG-MOB-1109-032; R-0808 – Pine Grove Behavioral Health Bed Conversion – Expiration Date: October 8, 2013

J. Staff Analysis Reports Issued in April 2013

CON Review: HG-RC-1212-022 – Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation d/b/a Baptist Memorial Hospital - Union County – Emergency Department Addition and Renovation – Capital Expenditure: $12,088,860 – Location: New Albany, Union County, Mississippi – Staff Recommendation: Approval

K. Hearings Requested/Scheduled During the Course of Review

None.

L. 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.