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MSC: Original jurisdiction over CONs unconstitutional

A disagreement over a dialysis facility in North Mississippi ended up killing a law designed to streamline the certificate of need appeals process. The Mississippi Supreme Court ruled June 21 that a 2011 law that provided for a direct appeal to that court in CON cases was unconstitutional. The ruling was in response to a CON dispute over a proposed ...

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Lawmakers promise review of CON process next session

Two recent rulings from the Mississippi Supreme Court have healthcare policymakers vowing to take a look at the state’s certificate of need process come the next legislative session. The state’s high court ruled June 14 that University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson was subject to the CON law, but the Mississippi State Department of Health could make “teaching exceptions” ...

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Read July 2 issue of the MBJ

>> BED BUGS AND BEYOND State entomologist, hospitality industry at odds over bed bug infestation — By Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> MSC ADDRESSES “CON” LAW State court says original jurisdiction over “certificate of need” unconstitutional— by Clay Chandler >> MAIN STREET MISSISSIPPI— Old Pascagoula High lives on as senior housing— by Ted Carter >> MARTY WISEMAN Can ...

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Read June 25 issue of MBJ

>> IS FARMING REAL BUSINESS? Ag commissioner seeking more emphasis on agriculture in state’s economic development— By Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> RISING CATTLE PRICES RAISE RUSTLER WORRIES Cattle theft on the rise with beef prices— by Ted Carter

 >> MSC: UMMC SUBJECT TO CON LAW “Certificate of need” applies to state’s largest research hospital— by Clay Chandler >> ...

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