Jackson, Miss. – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) announces the issuance of a Certificate of Need (CON) for the following projects:
Cardiovascular Solutions of Mississippi, LLC
d/b/a Cardiovascular Solutions of Mississippi
Provision of Digital Subtraction Angiography Services
Cardiovascular Solutions of Mississippi, LLC d/b/a Cardiovascular Solutions of Mississippi (CSM) received Certificate of Need (CON) authority to provide in-office digital subtraction angiography services to patients in and around Grenada. The proposed project does not involve new construction, repair or renovation, and CSM already owns all the necessary equipment to perform these services.
The proposed capital expenditure for this project is $250,000.
Madison HMA, LLC d/b/a Merit Health Madison
Construction of a Medical Office Building
Madison HMA, LLC d/b/a Merit Health Madison received Certificate of Need (CON) authority to construct a two-story medical office building. The building will comprise approximately 35,704 square feet of space and will be located approximately 100 yards from the hospital’s main building.
The proposed capital expenditure for this project is $9,000,000.
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. The next Certificate of Need monthly meeting will be July 30, 2015, at the MSDH offices in Jackson.
The department’s staff analysis for each Certificate of Need application is published online at www.HealthyMS.com.
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