1. March 2014 – Mississippi Certificate of Need Meeting

During the March 27, 2014, Certificate of Need meeting, Dr. Mary Currier, State Health Officer, concurred with the health and planning staff analyses and approved the following applications for Certificate of Need:

CON Review Number: HG-NIS-1213-017 – GPCH-CP, Inc., d/b/a Garden Park Medical Center – Provision of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Services and Addition of Nine Psychiatric Beds – Capital Expenditure: $300,000 – Location: Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi – Staff Recommendation: Approval

CON Review Number: NH-CB-1213-018 – Ruleville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC – Addition of Two Skilled Nursing Beds – Capital Expenditure: $0 – Location: Ruleville, Sunflower County, Mississippi – Staff Recommendation: Approval

The next Certificate of Need meeting will be held on April 24, 2014, at 11:00 a.m.

  1. Certificate of Need Program Report – Filings/Reports Since February 2014
  1. Letters of Intent to Change Ownership


  1. Determinations of Reviewability
  1. Anderson Regional Medical Center – Acquisition of a Replacement Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) System and Modification of the Building to Accommodate the Installation of the New Instrument – Received March 4, 2014
  2. University of Mississippi Medical Center – Pediatric Dialysis Renovation – Received March 11, 2014
  3. Grenada Lake Medical Center – Grenada Diagnostic Radiology Acquisition – Received March 18, 2014
  4. University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) – Relocation of Child Development Clinic from Campus of UMMC to Leased Space at Select Specialty Hospital – Received March 19, 2014
  1. Letters of Intent to Apply for CON

RCG of Newton, Inc. d/b/a RCG of Newton (Parent Name: Bio Medical Application of MS, Inc. d/b/a RCG of Newton) – Relocation of ESRD Facility within One Mile and Allowed Expansion of Stations – Received March 28, 2014

  1. Applications Received/Withdrawn
  1. Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, Inc. – Pharmacy Relocation and Surgical Suite Expansion – Received March 3, 2014
  2. Forrest County General Hospital – Construction of Hospice Facility – Received March 3, 2014
  1. Applications Received for Extension/Renewal of an Expired CON


  1. Additional Material Received in Response to Negative Staff Analysis


  1. CON Applications Deemed Complete

CON Review #HG-CO-1113-014 – Cost Overrun to CON #HG-MOB-0310-012; R-0814 – Singing River Health System d/b/a Ocean Springs Hospital – Construction of a Medical Office Building  –  Original  Capital  Expenditure:  $6,192,271  –  Additional  Capital  Expenditure: $711,970 – Total Revised Capital Expenditure: $6,904,681 – Location: Gautier, Jackson County, Mississippi – Date Complete: March 25, 2014

  1. Six-Month Extension Requests Granted
  1. Memorial Hospital at Gulfport – SME on HG-RC-0605-024; R-0733 – North Clinical Support Addition & Surgery Replacement – Expiration Date: July 25, 2014
  2. Singing River Hospital, Pascagoula – SME on HG-A-0312-009; R-0795A – Amendment/Cost Overrun to CON # R-0781 (Electrical Services Upgrade) and CON # R- 0795 (Modular Chiller Plant and Pipe Bridge Project) – Expiration Date: July 26, 2014
  3. South Sunflower County Hospital – SME on HG-SB-0312-008; R-0857 – Renovation and Swing-Bed Project – Expiration Date: July 26, 2014
  4. 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, Open Heart Surgery and Services – Expiration Date: July 29, 2014
  5. Bio-Medical Applications of Mississippi, Inc. d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care-DeKalb – SME on ESRD-NIS-0410-018; R-0815; Establishment/Construction of a Six-Station ESRD Facility in Kemper County – Expiration Date: July 29, 2014
  6. St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson – SME on HG-CON-1012-018; R-0840 – Renovation for the Creation of a Hybrid Operating Room – Expiration Date: July 31, 2014
  7. Meadowbrook Health & Rehab, LLC, Meridian – SME on NH-CO-1112-019; R-0802 – Construction of North Point Health & Rehab for the Replacement of 21-Bed Kemper County Nursing Home and Relocation of 39 Beds from Poplar Springs Nursing & Rehabilitation – Expiration Date: August 28, 2014
  1. Hearings Requested/Scheduled During the Course of Review


  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