I. August 2013 - Mississippi Certificate of Need Meeting

During the August 29, 2013, 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.

  1. CON Review: HG-MME-0313-001 - Baptist Memorial Hospital - DeSoto - Addition of Therapeutic Radiation Equipment - Capital Expenditure: $0 - Location: Southaven, DeSoto County, Mississippi - Staff Recommendation: Approval
  2. CON Review: HG-CO-0513-004 - Greenwood Leflore Hospital, Greenwood - Cost Overrun to CON Review: HG-RE-0211-002; CON # R-0833 (Replacement of Central Plant Equipment) - Original Capital Expenditure: $10,767,909 - Additional Capital Expenditure: $1,200,937 - Revised Capital Expenditure: $11,968,846 - Location: Greenwood, Leflore County, Mississippi - Staff Recommendation: Approval

The next Certificate of Need meeting will be held on September 26, 2013, at 11:00 a.m.

II. Certificate of Need Program Report - Filings/Reports Since July 2013 CON Meeting

  1. Letters of Intent to Change Ownership
    1. None.
  1. Determinations of Reviewability
    1. Alliance Healthcare Services, Inc. - Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Equipment Route Change Project - Received August 19, 2013
    2. Madison Ambulatory Surgery Center - Effect of Litigation on CONs - Received August 12, 2013
    3. Baptist Medical Center - Leake Critical Access Hospital Replacement Project - Received August 14, 2013
    4. Vicksburg Healthcare, LLC, d/b/a River Region Health Systems, Vicksburg - Outpatient MRI located in Medical Office Building (Reconsideration of DR originally submitted: May 2, 2013; Ruling: July 24, 2013) - Received August 21, 2013
  1. Letters of Intent to Apply for CON
    1. Bio Medical Applications of MS, Inc. d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care-North America, Inc. - West Hinds County Establishment of Satellite ESRD Facility - Received July 30, 2013
    2. Affiliate of Fresenius Medical Care - Central Dialysis d/b/a To be Determined - Received July 30, 2013
  1. Applications Received/Withdrawn
    1. Forrest General Hospital, d/b/a Highland Community Hospital - Replacement of MRI Equipment - Received August 2, 2013
  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

None

  1. Six-Month Extension Requests Granted
    1. Magnolia Regional Health Center - SME on HG-RC-0910-032; R-0828 - Construction, Renovation, Relocation and Expansion of a Health Care Facility - Expiration Date: December 16, 2013
    2. Hancock Medical Center, Bay St. Louis - SME on HG-RC-0503-014; HG-A-0810-030; R- 0620-A - Renovation/Expansion of Outpatient & Emergency Services - Expiration Date: December 16, 2013
    3. Memorial Hospital Gulfport - SME on HG-RC-0902-064; R-0594 - West Building Renovation and Expansion - Expiration Date: December 19, 2013
    4. Singing River Health System, d/b/a Ocean Springs Hospital - SME on HG-MOB-0310-012; R-0814 - Ocean Springs Medical Office Building - Expiration Date: December 24, 2013
    5. Bedford Care Center - Warren Hall, LLC, Hattiesburg - SME on NH-RLS-0304-003; R- 0643 - Replacement/Relocation of a 120-Bed Nursing Home Facility - Expiration Date: December 24, 2013
    6. Renal Care Group Tupelo, LLC, d/b/a RCG of Central New Albany - SME on ESRD-NIS- 0312-005; R-0854 - Establishment of ESRD Satellite Facility - Expiration Date: December 28, 2013
    7. Clarksdale HMA, LLC, d/b/a Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center, Clarksdale - SME on HG-RC-0312-007; R-0853 - Renovation/Expansion of Radiology Department - Expiration Date: December 28, 2013
    8. Clarksdale HMA, LLC, d/b/a Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center, Clarksdale - SME on HG-RC-0312-006; R-0852 - Acquisition or Otherwise Control of MRI Equipment and Conversion of Mobile MRI Services to Fixed MRI Services - Expiration Date: December 28, 2013
    9. Greenwood Leflore Hospital - SME on HG-RE-0211-002; R-0833 - Replacement of Central Plant Equipment - Expiration Date: December 28, 2013
    10. Ocean Springs Hospital - SME on HG-A-0311-005; R-0751-A - Construction of Observation Units and Outpatient Services Improvements - Expiration Date: December 30, 2013
    11. Harrison County Properties, LLC, d/b/a Gulfport Care Center - SME on NH-RLS-0110- 001; R-0819 - Construction of 90 Nursing Home Beds in Harrison County, MS - Expiration Date January 26, 2014
    12. King's Daughters Hospital of Yazoo County - SME on HG-CRF-0808-027; R-0776 - Relocation/Replacement Project - Expiration Date: January 13, 2014
    13. Memorial Hospital at Gulfport - SME on HG-RC-0605-024; R-0733 - North Clinical Support Addition & Surgery Replacement - Expiration Date: January 25, 2014
    14. South Sunflower County Hospital - SME on HG-SB-0312-008; R:0857 - Renovation and Swing Bed Project - Expiration Date: January 26, 2014
    15. Singing River Hospital, Pascagoula - SME on HG-A-0312-009; R-0795A - Amendment/Cost Overrun to CON No. R-0781 Electrical Services Update and CON No. R-0795 Modular Chiller Plant and Pipe Bridge Project - Expiration Date: January 26, 2014
    16. Bio-Medical Applications of Mississippi, Inc., d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care - DeKalb - SME on ESRD-NIS-0410-018; R-0815 - Expiration Date: January 29, 2014
    17. 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: January 29, 2013
  1. Hearings Requested/Scheduled During the Course of Review

Hinds County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, LLC - Construction/Relocation and Replacement of 119 Nursing Home Beds/Services - Capital Expenditure: $9,650,798 - Location: Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi - Scheduled July 29, 2013 - August 2, 2013

  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