Posts Tagged ‘certificate of need’

Health Department issues CONS for three projects

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) has issued certificates of need (CONs) for three projects. Greenwood Leflore Hospital has received CON authority for the replacement of central plant equipment, including chillers, boilers and related items, on the campus of the existing hospital. The total capital expenditure for this project is $10,767,909. […] [...]

CON battle continues

by Published: August 22,2010

Tags: certificate of need, CON, Health Department, healthcare, UMMC

Hospitals sue UMMC and Health Department over CON decision Three area hospitals have filed a civil suit in Hinds County Chancery Court against University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and the state Health Department. They are requesting a court ruling on whether UMMC is exempt from state certificate of need (CON) law regarding the purchase an […] [...]

Officer: No CON for St. Dominic Madison hospital

by Published: August 6,2010

Tags: certificate of need

An administrative hearing officer is recommending St. Dominic Hospital not be allowed to build a new, $121 million hospital in Madison County, where it would transfer 71 of its existing beds. The recommendation from administrative law judge Cassandra B. Walter, which was released yesterday, says St. Dominic’s hasn’t justified its case for a certificate of […] [...]

Methodist wins CON to build in Olive Branch

After years of wrangling, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare has been given the green light to build a new 100-bed acute care hospital in Olive Branch. On July 29 at the regularly scheduled Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) monthly Certificate of Need (CON) meeting, state health officer Mary Currier, MD, gave her stamp of approval […] [...]

Jackson hospitals: UMMC should not be exempt from Certificate of Need law

Seven Jackson area hospitals are urging the attorney general to withdraw its February opinion exempting University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) from state Certificate of Need (CON) law. CON approval is required for the purchase of major medical equipment and hospital expansions.  The CON process is designed to help ensure the economic stability of community […] [...]

Brentwood’s appeal unsuccessful

by Published: March 12,2010

Tags: certificate of need, healthcare

VICKSBURG — The Mississippi Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a decision by health officials to revoke approval for a project in Vicksburg by Brentwood Health Management. The state Court of Appeals last year had upheld the revocation decision. In 2001, the Mississippi Department of Health approved Brentwood’s plans for a $4-million […] [...]

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