1. July 26, 2012 - Mississippi Certificate of Need Meeting

During the July 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 #: HP-RLS-0312-003 – Rehabilitation Centers, Inc. d/b/a Millcreek of MS Behavioral Health Services – Relocation of Millcreek Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) & ICF/MR – Location: Magee, Simpson County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $26,909,499 - Staff Recommendation: Approval
  2. CON Review #: HG-A-3012-009 – Singing River Health System d/b/a Singing River Hospital – Amendment and Cost Overrun to CON NO. R-0781 (Electrical Services Upgrade) and CON NO. R-0795 (Modular Chiller Plant and Pipe Bridge Project/Construction) – Location: Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi – Approved Capital Expenditure: $7,879,358 – Additional Capital Expenditure: $3,351,132 – Revised Capital Expenditure: $11,230,490 - Staff Recommendation: Approval
  3. CON Review #: HG-MOB-0412-010 – South Central Regional Medical Center, Laurel – Construction of Medical Office Building and Relocation/Development of One Operating Room Suite – Capital Expenditure: $2,851,449 – Location: Laurel, Jones County, Mississippi - Staff Recommendation: Approval
  4. CON Review #: HG-SB-0312-008 – South Sunflower County Hospital – Renovation and Swing Bed Project – Location: Indianola, Sunflower County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $8,768,274 - Staff Recommendation: Approval

The next Certificate of Need monthly meeting will be held on August 30, 2012, at 11:00 a.m.  

  1. Certificate of Need Program Report – Filings/Reports Since June 2012 CON Meeting  
  1. Letters of Intent to Change Ownership
  1. Sentry-South LP – Merger of Sentry-South LP into River Chase Village - Received July 25, 2012
  2. Nine Palms 2 LLP d/b/a Tender Loving Care, an Amedisys Company – Conversion of Subsidiaries to Limited Liability Companies - Received July 26, 2012
  1. Determinations of Reviewability
  1. OMRI, Inc. – Relocations of Mobile MRI Unit to New Location - Received July 12, 2012  
  2. Baptist Memorial Hospital – DeSoto – Therapeutic Radiation Equipment Addition - Received July 17, 2012
  1. Anderson Regional Medical Center – South Campus – Establishment of Geropsych Distinct Part Unit - Received July 26, 2012
  1. Letters of Intent to Apply for CON

None.

  1. Applications Received/Withdrawn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
  1. CON Review Number: MU-NIS-0612-012 – Compass Imaging, LLC, D’Iberville – Establishment of Mobile MRI Services – Locations: D’Iberville, Harrison County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $37,318. Complete July 2, 2012
  2. CON Review Number: ESRD-NIS-0612-013 – RCG Mississippi, Inc d/b/a Lowndes County Dialysis Establishment of Satellite ESRD Facility – Location: Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $1,405,966. Complete July 2, 2012
  1. Six-Month Extension Requests Granted

None.

  1. Staff Analysis Reports Issued in July 2012

None.

  1. Hearings Requested/Scheduled During the Course of Review
  1. CON Review HG-NIS-1111-022 – Harrison HMA, LLC, d/b/a Gulf Coast Medical Center – Construction/Relocation and Replacement of Gulf Coast Medical Center – Capital Expenditure: $133,322,095 – Requestor: Garden Park Medical Center – Requested July 3, 2012 – To be scheduled
  1. CON Review HG-NIS-1111-022 – Harrison HMA, LLC, d/b/a Gulf Coast Medical Center – Construction/Relocation and Replacement of Gulf Coast Medical Center – Capital Expenditure: $133,322,095 – Requestor: Maxey Wann PLLC, on behalf of James Crowell and “Mississippi citizen consumers” – Requested July 5, 2012 – To be scheduled
  1. CON Review HG-NIS-1111-022 – Harrison HMA, LLC, d/b/a Gulf Coast Medical Center – Construction/Relocation and Replacement of Gulf Coast Medical Center – Capital Expenditure: $133,322,095 – Requestor: Highland Community Hospital – Requested July 5, 2012 – To be scheduled  
  1. Request for Hearing on Denial of Six-Month Extension
  1. 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.