United States: Mississippi CON Report - August 2015

I. July 2015 – Mississippi Certificate of Need Meeting

During the July 30, 2015, Certificate of Need meeting, Dr. Mary Currier, State Health Officer, concurred with the health and planning staff analysis and approved the following applications for Certificate of Need:

CON Review #NH-CO-03150006 – Bedford Care Center-Warren Hall, LLC d/b/a Bedford Care Center-Picayune – Cost Overrun to CON No. R-0643 (NH-RLS-0304-003) – Replacement/Relocation of a 120-Bed Nursing Home Facility – Approved Capital Expenditure: $4,686,739 – Additional Capital Expenditure: $1,843,761 – Revised Capital Expenditure: $6,530,500 – Location: Picayune, Pearl River County, Mississippi – Staff Recommendation: Approval

CON Review #HG-R-0415-007 – PHC-Cleveland, Inc. d/b/a Bolivar Medical Center – Cosmetic Upgrades and Minor Revisions for Bolivar Medical Center – Capital Expenditure: $4,381,308 – Location: Cleveland, Bolivar County, Mississippi – Staff Recommendation: Approval

The next Certificate of Need meeting is scheduled for August 27, 2015, at 11 a.m.

II. Certificate of Need Program Report – Filings/Reports in July 2015

A. Letters of Intent to Change Ownership

1. The Orthopedic Institute of Forrest Health – Change of Ownership – Received July 9, 2015

B. Determinations of Reviewability

1. St. Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital – Electrical Loop Modification Project – Received June 29, 2015

2. DeSoto Community Care Center, LLC d/b/a Landmark of DeSoto – Therapy Addition and Parking Expansion – Received June 1, 2015

3. Calhoun Health Services – Multi-Purpose Building – Received July 17, 2015

4. University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) – Relocation of Elekta Synergy S Linear Accelerator – Received July 30, 2015

5. University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) – Purchase of Elekta Lesell Gamma Knife Perfection Plus – Received July 30, 2015

C. Letters of Intent to Apply for CON

1. Bio-Medical Applications of Mississippi, Inc. d/b/a FMC Jackson – Establishment of Satellite ESRD Facility – Received July 31, 2015

2. Biloxi HMA, LLC d/b/a Merit Health Biloxi – Provision of MRI Services at Compass Imaging Sites – Received July 31, 2015

3. Bedford Alzheimer's Care Center, LLC – Relocation of 40 Nursing Home Beds Within Forrest County – Received July 31, 2015

4. Jackson Heart Clinic, Professional Corporation – Acquisition of Cardiac-Only Pet Scanner and Offering of Cardiac-Only PET Services – Received July 31,2015

D. Applications Received/Withdrawn

1. Singing River Health System d/b/a Ocean Springs Hospital – Amendment and/or Cost Overrun to R-0751A (CON No. HG-A-0311-005) – Construction of Observation Unit and Outpatient Services Improvements – Received July 27, 2015

2. Singing River Hospital – Amendment and/or Cost Overrun to R-0761 (CON No: HG-R-1207-031) – Renovation of Emergency Department & Patient Area – Received July 31, 2015

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


F. Additional Material Received in Response to Negative Staff Analysis


G. CON Applications Deemed Complete

1. CON Review Number: HG-RC-0515-008 – St. Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital – Renovation and Expansion of Emergency Department – Location: Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $40,071,029 – Complete – July 1, 2015

2. CON Review Number: ESRD-RLS00615-009 – Bio Medical Application, Inc. d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care Dialysis of Rankin County – Brandon – Relocation of ESRD

Facility within One Mile and Expansion of ESRD Stations – Location: Brandon, Rankin County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $5,232,954.70 – Complete – July 1, 2015

3. CON Review Number: ESRD-A-0615-010 – Amendment of CON #R-0877 (CON Review Number: 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 – Location: Clinton, Hinds County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $3,815,643 – Complete – July 1, 2015

4. CON Review Number: C-NIS-0615-011 – Hattiesburg Clinic, Professional Association – Offering of Diagnostic Imaging Services of an Invasive Nature – Including Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA) – Replacement of MRI Equipment – Location: Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $584,344 – Complete – July 1, 2015

5. CON Review Number: CR-BSCI-NIS-0615-012 – NeuroTASS, Inc. – Establishment of Comprehensive Residential Rehabilitation Facility for Patients with Brain Injuries (CR-BSCI) – Location: Clinton, Hinds County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $965,000 – Complete – July 1, 2015

6. CON Review Number: HG-R-0615-013 – Singing River Health System d/b/a Singing River Hospital – Exterior Hardening Window Replacement – Location: Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi – Capital Expenditure: $14,859,227 – Complete – July 1, 2015

H. Six-Month Extension Requests

1. CON Review: HG-R-1207-031 – Singing River Hospital, Pascagoula – Six-Month Extension on CON No. R-0761 – Renovation of Emergency Department and Patient Care Area – Capital Expenditure: $9,473,202 – Denied – March 27, 2015

I. Hearings Requested/Scheduled During the Course of Review

1. CON Review Number: HG-R-1207-031 – Singing River Hospital, Pascagoula – SME on CON # R-0761 – Renovation of Emergency Department and Patient Care Area – Capital Expenditure: $9,473,202 – Effective Date: March 27, 2008 – Extension Expiration Date: March 27, 2015 – Requestor: Singing River Health System, d/b/a Singing River Hospital, Pascagoula – Requested July 27, 2015 – To be scheduled

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

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