I. Certificate of Need Program

  1. AL2013-057, Renal Care Group of the Southeast, Inc., Andalusia, AL: Proposes to expand by adding eight hemodialysis stations to the newly relocated facility currently consisting of two home training stations, one isolation station (pursuant to CON 2551-ESRD), and 10 hemodialysis stations.

Opposition: None

Approved

  1. AL2013-058, Flor Dialysis, LLC, d/b/a Magic City Dialysis, Birmingham, AL: Proposes to add four hemodialysis stations at its current location consisting of 14 hemodialysis stations, two isolation stations, four home peritoneal training stations, and two home hemodialysis training stations.

Opposition: None

Approved

  1. AL2013-059, Renal Treatment Centers-Southeast, LP, d/b/a East Jefferson Dialysis, Birmingham, AL: Establish an ESRD facility consisting of two existing hemodialysis stations to be relocated from DaVita's Birmingham East Dialysis, plus add eight new hemodialysis stations.

Opposition: None

Approved

II. Reviewability Determinations and Pending Reviewability Determinations

Reviewability Determinations:

RV2013-027, Piedmont Health Care Center, requests to provide only outpatient physical therapy in Calhoun County.

Status: Non-Reviewable

RV2013-028, Bio-Medical Applications of Alabama, Inc., d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care-Anniston, requests to establish and operate a new 10-station ESRD facility consisting of eight in-center hemodialysis stations, one isolation station, and one home training station in Calhoun County.

Status: Non-Reviewable

Pending Reviewability Determinations:

RV2013-029, HGA HomeCare, LLC, d/b/a HGA HomeCare of Huntsville, requests to establish a branch office in Madison County through certificate of need authority granted by CON-1391-HHA.

Status: Pending

RV2013-030, Rehab Associates, LLC, d/b/a Champion Sports Medicine & Rehab Center- Oneonta, requests to establish an outpatient rehabilitation facility providing only outpatient physical therapy.

Status: Pending

RV2013-031, University of Alabama Hospital, requests to establish a hospital provider-based diagnostic center in space leased from a building to be constructed.

Status: Pending

RV2013-032, St. Vincent's Home Health, LLC, d/b/a St. Vincent's Home Health of Jefferson County, requests to provide multidisciplinary rehabilitation services to non-home health patients who are residents of a long-term care facility through contractual agreement.

Status: Pending

RV2013-033, Rehab Associates of Jackson Hospital, LLC, requests to provide only outpatient physical therapy.

Status: Pending

RV2013-034, Restore Therapy Services Outpatient, requests to provide only outpatient physical therapy in Winston County.

Status: Pending

III. Old Business

410-1-7-.04 Notice of Change of Ownership

Adopted as the final rule of the agency.

410-1-5-.04 Fees

Adopted as the final rule of the agency.

The next CON Review Board meeting will be held on October 16, 2013.