1. August 2014 – Mississippi Certificate of Need Meeting

During the August 28, 2014, Certificate of Need meeting, Dr. Mary Currier, State Health Officer, concurred with the health and planning staff analysis and approved the following applications for Certificate of Need.  

CON Review # ESRD-NIS-1213-016  – Bio-Medical Applications of Mississippi, Inc. d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care-West Hinds County – Establishment of a Satellite ESRD Facility – Capital Expenditure (Revised): $3,815,643 – Location: Clinton, Hinds County, Mississippi 

CON Review # HG-A-1113-013  – Amendment/Cost Overrun to CON Number: HG-RC-0910- 032; R-0828  – Magnolia Regional Health Center  – Construction, Renovation, Relocation, and Expansion of a Health Care Facility  – Original Capital Expenditure: $22,528,128  – Additional Capital Expenditure: $10,546,002 – Total Revised Capital Expenditure: $33,074,130 – Location: Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi

The next Certificate of Need meeting will be held on September 25, 2014, at 11:00 a.m.

  1. Certificate of Need Program Report – Filings/Reports Since July 2014
    1. Letters of Intent to Change Ownership
      1. Wesley Health System, LLC d/b/a Wesley Medical Center  – Change of Ownership  – Received August 15, 2014
    2. Determinations of Reviewability
      1. Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. d/b/a Alliance Imaging – Magnetic Resonance Imaging Equipment  (MRI) – Route Change Project – Received July 30, 2014
      2. Greenwood Leflore Hospital – Acquisition of Assets of Leflore Cancer, Inc. – Received August 4, 2014
      3. Medical Foundation, Inc. – Acquisition or Otherwise Control of MRI Equipment and Offering of MRI Services through Merger of Rush Medical Group, Inc. and Clinic Equipment, Inc. with and into Medical Foundation, Inc. – Received August 24, 2014
      4. St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital – Establishment of Geriatric Psychiatric Distinct Part Unit – Received August 15, 2014
      5. Charlotte Radiology, PA – Mobile Mammography Services at Belk Stores – Received August 22, 2014
    3. Letters of Intent to Apply for CON
      1. Forrest County General Hospital – Offering of Swing Bed Services – Received August 1, 2014
      2. WCRL, LLC d/b/a Willow Creek Retirement Center – Construction of Additional Patient Rooms – Received August 1, 2014
    4. Applications Received/Withdrawn

None

  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

None

  1. Hearings Requested/Scheduled During the Course of Review

None

  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