I. Certificate of Need Program

  1. AL2012-031, St. Clair Services, Inc. d/b/a Kemp Meadows Specialty Care Assisted Living, Winfield, AL: Proposes to establish a 26-bed Specialty Care Assisted Living Facility. Opposition: None


  1. AL2012-034. DVA Healthcare Renal Care, Inc. d/b/a Gadsden Dialysis, Gadsden. AL: Proposes to add six hemodialysis stations to the existing facility consisting of 24 stations. Opposition: None


  1. AL2012-035, DVA Healthcare Renal Care. Inc. d/b/a Rainbow City Dialysis, Rainbow City, AL: Proposes to add six hemodialysis stations to the existing facility consisting of 13 hemodialysis stations and three home training stations. Opposition: None


II. For Informational Purposes Only: Reviewability Determinations and Pending Reviewability Determinations:

Reviewability Determinations:

RV2012-035, South Baldwin Regional Medical Center requests to establish a hospital provider based wound care center located within the hospital. Status: Non-Reviewable

RV2012-037, Renal Treatment Center-Southeast, LP d/b/a Hayneville Dialysis requests to establish a 10-station dialysis facility consisting of nine hemodialysis stations and one hemodialysis isolation station in Lowndes County. Status: Non-Reviewable

RV2012-038, Fresenius Medical Care Services of Bay Minette requests to renovate the existing ESRD facility to provide additional space for provision of ESRD services. FMC will sublease a portion of the renovated space to nephrologists for use in their practice. Status: Non-Reviewable

RV2012-039, Renal Treatment Centers Southeast, LP d/b/a Brewton Dialysis requests to establish a 10-station dialysis facility consisting of eight hemodialysis stations, one hemodialysis isolation station, and one home training station. Status: Non-Reviewable

Pending Reviewabilitv Determinations:

RV2012-034, Sawrie Oncology, Inc. requests proposed assignment of professional services contracts from South Alabama Radiation Oncology, P.C., Monroeville Radiation-Oncology, P.C., and Gulf Coast Cancer Center-Gulf Shores, P.C. (collectively, the "Physician Groups") to Sawrie Oncology, Inc. Following the assignment, Sawrie will continue to provide the same outpatient radiation oncology services that the Hixson Physician Groups currently provides, at the same locations, and the Hixson Physician Groups will cease to provide these health services altogether. Status: Pending

RV2012-040, Brookwood Health Services, Inc. d/b/a Brookwood Medical Center requests to expand the electrophysiology services through the construction of a dedicated electrophysiology lab and the purchase of equipment. Status: Pending

RV2012-041, Perry County Hospital Board d/b/a Perry County Nursing Home requests to provide physical therapy services. Status: Pending

RV2012-042, Anniston HMA, LLC d/b/a Stringfellow Memorial Hospital requests to acquire the assets of Open MRI, an independent diagnostic testing facility, providing MRI, CT, Ultrasound, DEXA scans, and X-Ray services, located at 1612 Highway 78 East, Ste. 101, Oxford, Alabama. Status: Pending

RV2012-043, HGA HomeCare, LLC d/b/a Alabama HomeCare of Cullman requests to relocate the branch administrative office to 420 2nd Ave. S.W., Ste. 202, Cullman, Alabama. Status: Pending

Rural, Marshall Medical Center South Hospital requests to construct a new building on the existing campus of Marshall Professional Center located in Albertville, Alabama. The new space will house the Radiation Therapy Service, new linear accelerator equipment, Physician Clinic, and Infusion Center for Medical Oncology. The Physician Clinic and the Infusion Center are designed to allow for the leasing of space by others in the future. Status: Pending

Rural, D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital requests to replace two operating rooms and to renovate the surgical department. Status: Pending

The next CON Review Board meeting will be held on September 19, 2012.