1. June 2014 – Mississippi Certificate of Need Meeting

During the June 26, 2014, Certificate of Need meeting, Dr. Mary Currier, State Health Officer, concurred with the health and planning staff analyses and approved the following applications for Certificate of Need:

CON Review # HG-CFSF-0314-004 – Forrest County General Hospital d/b/a Asbury Hospice House – Construction of Hospice Facility – Location: Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $6,449,306 – Staff Recommendation: Approval

CON Review # HG-CO-1113-014 – Cost Overrun to CON Number: HG-MOB-0310-012; R-0814

– Singing River Health System d/b/a Ocean Springs Hospital – Construction of a Medical Office Building  –  Location:  Gautier,  Jackson  County,  Mississippi  –  Original  Capital  Expenditure: $6,192,271 – Additional Capital Expenditure: $711,970 – Total Revised Capital Expenditure: $6,904,681 – Staff Recommendation: Approval

CON Review # HG-RC-0214-002 – St. Dominic–Jackson Memorial Hospital – Renovation of Operating Room East Area – Location: Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $5,579,241 – Staff Recommendation: Approval

The next Certificate of Need meeting will be held on July 31, 2014, at 11:00 a.m.

  1. Certificate of Need Program Report – Filings/Reports Since June 2014
  1. Letters of Intent to Change Ownership
  1. Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw and Choctaw County Nursing Center – Received June 27, 2014
  1. Determinations of Reviewability 
  1. DeSoto Imaging Specialists – Addition of Mobile MRI Service to Existing MRI CON (Submitted via Email 5-23-2014) – Received June 4, 2014
  2. Anderson Regional Medical Center – Short-Term Lease of a Mobile Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) System – Received June 5, 2014
  3. Singing River Hospital – Cath Lab #2 Equipment Replacement – Received June 5, 2014
  4. Bio-Medical Applications of MS, Inc. d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care–Macon – Expansion of ESRD Facility – Received June 19, 2014
  5. Bio-MedicalApplicationsofMS,Inc.d/b/aslb–ofESRDFacility–Received June 19, 2014
  1. Letters of Intent to Apply for CON

None

  1. Applications Received/Withdrawn
  1. Columbus Orthopaedic Outpatient Center, LLC – Establishment of Multi-Specialty Ambulatory Surgery Center – Received June 2, 2014
  2. Madison Physician Surgery Center – Establishment of a Multi-Specialty Ambulatory Surgery Center – Received June 2, 2014
  3. Neshoba County General Hospital – Construction of a Medical Office Building (MOB) – Received June 5, 2014
  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 # ESRD-RLSF-0514-005 – RCG of Newton, Inc. d/b/a RCG of Newton – Relocation of ESRD Facility within One Mile and Allowed Expansion of Stations – Location: Newton, Newton County, MS – Capital Expenditure: $3,630,597.50 – Date Complete: June 2, 2014
  1. Six-Month Extension Requests Granted

None

  1. Hearings Requested/Scheduled During the Course of Review
  1. Methodist Healthcare–Olive Branch – Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Services – Absent Open-Heart Surgery Services – Capital Expenditure: $0 – Location: Olive Branch,  Desoto County, Mississippi – Requested June 17, 2014 (Requestor: Baptist Memorial Hospital–DeSoto, Inc. d/b/a Baptist MH–Desoto)
  2. River Oaks, LLC d/b/a River Oaks Hospital – Establishment of a Diagnostic Catheterization and PCI Services and Acquisition of Related Equipment – Capital Expenditure: $448,000 – Location: Flowood, Rankin County, Mississippi – Requested June 18, 2014 (Requestor(s) – Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Inc. d/b/a Mississippi Baptist Medical Center and St. Dominic – Jackson, Memorial Hospital)
  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