1. April 2014 – Mississippi Certificate of Need Meeting

During the April 24, 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 Number: HG-FE-1013-013 – Forrest County General Hospital, Hattiesburg d/b/a Highland Community Hospital, Picayune – Acquisition of MRI Equipment and Conversion from Mobile Fixed MRI – Capital Expenditure: $863,335.75 – Location: Picayune, Pearl River County, Mississippi – Staff Recommendation: Approval

The next Certificate of Need meeting will be held on May 29, 2014, at 11:00 a.m.

  1. Certificate of Need Program Report – Filings/Reports Since March 2014
  1. Letters of Intent to Change Ownership
  1. North Street Healthcare, LLC d/b/a Compere’s Nursing Home – Change of Ownership –Received April 7, 2014
  2. Quitman County Nursing Home – Change of Ownership – Received April 15, 2014
  3. Quitman County Hospital – Change of Ownership – Received April 15, 2014
  1. Determinations of Reviewability
  1. Jasper County Nursing Home – New Dining Room & Courtyard – Received April 7, 2014
  2. University of Mississippi Medical Center – UMMC Wiser Women’s Urgent Care – Received April 15, 2014
  3. Bio-Medical Applications of Mississippi, Inc. d/b/a South Mississippi Kidney Center (North Gulfport Home Program, LLC) – Establishment of ESRD Home Dialysis Program – Received April 16, 2014
  4. North Mississippi Medical Center – North Mississippi Medical Center Women’s Hospital – Received April 17, 2014
  1. Letters of Intent to Apply for CON

None

  1. Applications Received/Withdrawn

None

  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 Number: 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 – Date Complete: April 1, 2014
  2. CON Review Number: HG-NIS-0214-001 – Methodist Healthcare-Olive Branch Hospital – Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Services – Absent Open-Heart Surgery Services – Capital Expenditure: $0 – Date Complete: April 1, 2014
  3. CON Review Number: HG-RC-0314-003 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, Inc. – Pharmacy Relocation and Surgical Suite Expansion – Location: Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $8,966,311 – Date Complete: April 2, 2014
  4. CON Review Number: 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 – Date Complete: April 4, 2014
  1. Six-Month Extension Requests Granted

None

  1. Hearings Requested/Scheduled During the Course of Review

None

  1. Request for Hearing on Denial of Six-Month Extension

CON Review Number: ESRD-NIS-0905-041; CON Number: 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