Posts Tagged ‘certificate of need’

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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