Jackson, Miss. – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) announces the issuance of a Certificate of Need (CON) for the following projects:
Columbus Orthopaedic Outpatient Center, LLC
Amendment/Cost Overrun to CON #R-0940 (CON Review #ASC-NIS-0816-019) for the Conversion of Existing Single-Specialty Ambulatory Surgery Center to a Multi-Specialty Ambulatory Surgery Center
Columbus Orthopaedic Outpatient Center, LLC received Certificate of Need (CON) authority today for the amendment/cost overrun to CON #R-0940 for the conversion of a single-specialty ambulatory surgery center (ASC) to a multi-specialty ASC. After inspection of the facility, certain physical changes to the building were necessary before a multi-specialty license could be issued.
The proposed capital expenditure for this project was $855,962. The additional capital expenditure is $370,497, making the revised total capital expenditure for this project $1,226,459.
Amendment to CON #R-0786 (CON Review #NH-CRF-0908-039) for the Construction/Replacement of Existing Facility from Hinds to Rankin County
Community Place received Certificate of Need (CON) authority today for the amendment to CON #R-0786 to construct, replace, and relocate its existing 6-bed skilled nursing home from Hinds to Rankin County. The original proposed location for the facility was found to not be suited for construction of this project. After finding a new location for construction in Rankin County, changes in the design of the new facility decreased the estimated construction costs.
The proposed capital expenditure for this project was $9,870,000. The revised capital expenditure for this project is $8,375,502.
Mississippi's Certificate of Need process is a fundamental component of the state's health planning and health regulatory activities. In managing the Certificate of Need process, the Department seeks to improve the health of Mississippi residents; to increase accessibility, acceptability, continuity and quality of health services; to prevent unnecessary duplication of health resources; and to provide some cost containment.
The MSDH has administered the Certificate of Need program since July 1986. Since then, more than 1,400 Certificate of Need applications have been reviewed, representing total capital expenditures of approximately $5 billion.
Public notices prior to CON approval are available online at HealthyMS.com/con.
The department’s staff analysis for each Certificate of Need application is published online at HealthyMS.com/con.
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