I. May 2014 – Mississippi Certificate of Need Meeting

No meeting was held in May.  The next Certificate of Need meeting will be held on June 26, 2014, at 11:00 a.m.

II. Certificate of Need Program Report – Filings/Reports Since April 2014

A. Letters of Intent to Change Ownership

  1. Natchez Regional Medical Center – Change of Ownership – Received April 30, 2014

B. Determinations of Reviewability

  1. Merger of Emeritus Corporation with Brookdale Senior Living Inc. regarding: Emeritus at Oxford; Emeritus at Biloxi; Emeritus at Silverleaf Manor; Emeritus at Pine Meadow; Emeritus at Heritage House; Emeritus at Forrest Park; Emeritus at Trace Pointe; Emeritus at Ridgeland Pointe – Received April 30, 2014
  2. River Oaks Hospital, LLC – Renovation of Central Sterile Supply Department – Received May 1, 2014
  3. Willow Creek Retirement Center – Willow Creek Parking Lot Extension – Received May 1, 2014
  4. Starkville Surgery Center, LLC – Single Specialty Ambulatory Surgery Facility – Ophthalmology – Received May 8, 2014
  5. Women’s Hospital at River Oaks – Replacement of Oxygen Tank at Women’s Hospital – Received May 16, 2014
  6. River Region Health System – River Region Health System – Outpatient MRI – Located in Medical Office Building – Received May 20, 2014
  7. DeSoto Imaging Specialists – Addition of Mobile MRI Service to existing MRI CON – Received May 23, 2014

C. Letters of Intent to Apply for CON

  1. The Mississippi Methodist Hospital and  Rehabilitation Center d/b/a Methodist Rehabilitation Center - Renovation of Floor Patient and Nursing Area – Received April 30, 2014
  2. Madison Physician Surgery Center, LLC – Madison Physician Surgery Center – Received April 30, 2014
  3. River Oaks Hospital, LLC – Renovation of Central Sterile Supply Department – Received April 30, 2014 
  4. Forrest County General Hospital – Addition of Acute Care Beds – Received May 1, 2014
  5. Columbus Orthopaedic Outpatient Cente,Inc.– Establishment of Multi-Specialty Ambulatory Surgical Center–Received May 1, 2014
  6. Bedford Care Center- Picayune ,Pearl River County – Relocation of 60 Nursing Home Beds to Forrest County from Bedford Care Center - Picayune, Pearl River County–Received May 1, 2014
  7. George County Hospital – Hospital Renovation and Expansion – Received May 1, 2014

D. Applications Received/Withdrawn

  1. RCG Mississippi, Inc. d/b/a RCG of Newton – Relocation of ESRD Facility Within One Mile and Allowed Expansion of Stations – Received May 3, 2014
  2. The Mississippi Methodist Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Inc. – Renovation of 3rd Floor Patient and Nursing Area – Received May 30, 2014

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

None

H. Six-Month Extension Requests Granted

  1. North Mississippi Medical Center – SME on HG-RE-0808-030; R-0780 – Replacement & Addition of Electronic Information & Surgery Information Systems – Expiration Date: September 15, 2014
  2. Jefferson County Hospital – SME on HG-R-0509-012; R-0794 – Emergency Room/Laboratory/Acute Care Addition – Expiration Date: September 24, 2014
  3. North Mississippi Medical Center – SME on HG-RC-1109-030; R-0804 – West Bed-Tower Expansion and Renovation – Expiration Date: September 25, 2014
  4. Singing River Hospital – Pascagoula – SME on HG-CB-1211-027; R-0848 – Addition of Level II Comprehensive Medical Rehabilitation Beds – Expiration Date: September 29, 2014
  5. Singing River Hospital – Pascagoula – SME on HG-R-1207-031; R-0761 – Renovation of Emergency Department and Patient Care Area – Expiration Date: September 29, 2014

I. Hearings Requested/Scheduled During the Course of Review

  1. CON Review: ESRD-NIS-1213-016 – Bio-Medical Applications of Mississippi, Inc. d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care-West Hinds County – Establishment of a Satellite ESRD Facility – Capital Expenditure (Revised): $3,815,643 – Location: Clinton, Hinds County, Mississippi – Requested April 22,2014

J. 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