I. August 30, 2012 - Mississippi Certificate of Need Meeting

During the August 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:

CON Review #: HG-SB-0212-002 – Anderson Regional Medical Center (South Campus) – Establishment of Swing bed Services – Location: Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $0 – Staff Recommendation: Approval

The next Certificate of Need monthly meeting will be held on September 27, 2012, at 11:00 a.m.

II. Certificate of Need Program Report – Filings/Reports Since July 2012 CON Meeting

A. Letters of Intent to Change Ownership

  1. Allegiance Specialty Hospital of Greenville, LLC – Change of Ownership - Received July 31, 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
  3. Patients Choice Medical Center of Claiborne – Change of Ownership to Claiborne County Board of Supervisors d/b/a Claiborne County Hospital – Received August 7, 2012
  4. Clinton Healthcare – Change of Ownership from Clinton Healthcare to Clinton Holdings, LLC – Received August 28, 2012

B. Determinations of Reviewability

  1. Bio-Medical Applications of MS, Inc. d/b/a BMS of Forrest – Expansion Project - Received August 1, 2012
  2. Singing River Hospital – Singing River Hospital Radiology MPI Room Renovation Project - Received August 2, 2012
  3. Madison HMA, LLC d/b/a Madison River Oaks Hospital Mobile MRI Provider - Received August 3, 2012
  4. Anderson Regional Medical Center – South Campus – Establishment of Geropsych Distinct Part Unit (Replacement for Determination of Reviewability submitted on 07/26/2012) – Received August 20, 2012
  5. Mississippi Baptist Medical Center – Interventional Radiology System Equipment Replacement Project – Submitted on August 8, 2012

C. Letters of Intent to Apply for CON

  1. Natchez HMS, LLC d/b/a Natchez Community Hospital – Establishment of Mobile MRI Services – Received July 31, 2012
  2. Forrest County General Hospital – Addition of Acute Care Beds – Received August 3, 2012

D. Applications Received/Withdrawn

None.

E. Applications Received for Extension/Renewal of an Expired CON

None.

F.Additional Material Received in Response to Negative Staff Analysis

None.

G. CON Applications Deemed Complete

  1. CON Review Number: HG-CRF-0612-015 – Baptist Memorial Hospital- – North Mississippi Inc. d/b/a Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi Construction/Relocation and Replacement of 217-Bed Hospital/Services – Location: Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $313,508,083 – Complete August 1, 2012
  2. CON Review: MU-NIS-0612-012 – Compass Imaging, LLC, D’Iberville – Establishment of Mobile MRI Services – Location: D’Iberville, Harrison County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $37,318 – Staff Recommendation: Approval - Complete August 16, 2012
  3. CON Review: 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 – Staff Recommendation: Approval – Complete August 16, 2012

H. Six-Month Extension Requests Granted

  1. King’s Daughters Hospital of Yazoo County – SME on HG-CRF-0808-027; R-0776 – Relocation/Replacement Project – Expiration Date: January 13, 2013  
  2. Memorial Hospital at Gulfport – SME on HG-RC-0605-024; R-0733 – North Clinical Support Addition & Surgery Replacement – Expiration Date: January 25, 2013
  3. Renal Care Group of Mississippi, Inc. d/b/a RCG-Starkville – SME on ESRD-A-0910-038; R-0772-A – Relocation of RCG-Starkville – Expiration Date: January 27, 2013
  4. Bio-Medical Applications of Mississippi, Inc. d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care DeKalb – SME on ESRDNIS- 0410-018; R-0815 – Establishment/Construction of a Six-Station ESRD Facility in Kemper County – Expiration Date: January 29, 2013
  5. River Oaks Hospital – SME on NH-CB-1202-075; HG-CO-0210-008; R-0632 – Addition of 48 New Acute Care Beds and Relocation of 33-Beds – Expiration Date: January 29, 2013
  6. Methodist Healthcare – Olive Branch Hospital – SME on Construction/Establishment of a 100-bed Acute Care Hospital, MRI, Therapeutic Cardiac Catheterization, and Open Heart Surgery Equipment and Services – Expiration Date: January 29, 2013

I. Staff Analysis Reports Issued in August 2012

None.

J. Hearings Requested/Scheduled During the Course of Review

  1. 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 – Scheduled August 22-30, 2012 – Revised and Continued September 4–7, 2012
  2. 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 – Scheduled August 22-30, 2012 – Revised and Continued September 4–7, 2012
  3. 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 – Scheduled August 22-30, 2012 – Revised and Continued September 4–7, 2012
  4. 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: Singing River Health System (consisting of Singing River Hospital and Memorial Hospital at Gulfport) – Requested June 29, 2012 – Scheduled August 22-30, 2012 – Revised and Continued September 4–7, 2012

K. 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.