I. Certificate of Need Program
  1. AL2014-009-E, Rainbow Omega, Inc. d/b/a Strickland/Stringfellow ICF/MR, Eastaboga, AL: This application was filed for an Emergency Certificate of Need to convert an existing 10-bed group home into a 10-bed intermediate care facility/mental retardation. CON 2655-ICF/MR-E issued 11/15/2013. This is being presented to the Certificate of Need Board for ratification. Opposition: Department of Mental Health filed a letter opposing the project.
  2. AL2014-010-E, Thomasville Regional Medical Center, LLC, Thomasville, AL: This application was filed for an Emergency Certificate of Need to construct and operate a 29-bed acute care hospital in the City of Thomasville, Clarke County, Alabama. CON 2656-H-E issued 12/3/2013. This is being presented to the Certificate of Need Board for ratification. Opposition: Clarke County Healthcare, LLC, filed a letter of intervention
Ratified
  1. AL2013-069, Robertsdale Nursing Home, Inc. d/b/a Robertsdale Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Robertsdale, AL: This application proposes to add outpatient therapy services to include respiratory, physical, speech, and occupational therapies.

Opposition: None 

Approved
  1. AL2013-072, Wilcox Health & Rehab Center, LLC, Camden, AL: This application proposes to add speech and occupational therapies to the existing outpatient physical therapy services.                                         
Opposition: None
 
Approved
  1.  Reviewability Determinations and Pending Reviewability Determinations
  1. Reviewability Determinations
RV2013-036, Rehab Associates, LLC d/b/a Champion Sports Medicine & Rehab Center– Shelby, requests to establish an outpatient rehab facility providing physical therapy only.
Status: Non-Reviewable
 
RV2014-002, Crestwood Medical Center, requests to expand by adding 6,750 square feet of new construction that will be contiguous to the existing emergency department and the renovation of approximately 2,900 square feet of existing space in the emergency department.
Status: Non-Reviewable
 
RV2014-003, Bio-Medical Applications of Alabama, Inc. d/b/a Alexander City Home, requests to establish an ESRD facility consisting of four home training stations in Tallapoosa County. Status: Non-Reviewable
  1. Pending Reviewability Determinations
RV2014-001, Shelby Baptist Ambulatory Surgery Center, LLC, requests to lease space from Shelby Baptist Medical Center for the use of two to four additional procedure rooms. 
Status: Pending
 
RV2014-004, SMFI Therapy, LLC, requests to operate an outpatient rehab facility providing only physical therapy in Vestavia Hills, Alabama.
Status: Pending
 
The next CON Review Board meeting will be held on January 15, 2014.