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State Health Officer Announces Certificate of Need Decision for Projects in Cleveland and Picayune

July 30, 2015
 
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Jackson, Miss. – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) announces the issuance of a Certificate of Need (CON) for the following projects:

 

Bedford Care Center – Warren Hall, LLC d/b/a Bedford Care Center – Picayune
Picayune, Mississippi
Cost Overrun to CON #R-0643 (NH-RLS-0304-003)
Replacement/Relocation of a 120-Bed Nursing Home Facility

Bedford Care Center – Warren Hall, d/b/a Bedford Care Center – Picayune received Certificate of Need (CON) authority for the cost overrun to CON #R-0643 (NH-RLS-0304-003) for the replacement/relocation of a 120-bed nursing home facility.

PHC-Cleveland, Inc. d/b/a Bolivar Medical Center
Cleveland, Mississippi
Cosmetic Upgrades and Minor Renovations for Bolivar Medical Center

PHC-Cleveland, Inc. d/b/a Bolivar Medical Center received Certificate of Need (CON) authority for cosmetic upgrades and minor renovations for Bolivar Medical Center. The proposed project includes the renovation and cosmetic upgrades to 36,376 square feet of space on the second and third floors of the existing hospital.

The proposed capital expenditure for this project is $4,381,308.

The original capital expenditure for this project was $4,686,739. The additional capital expenditure is $1,843,761, making the revised capital expenditure for this project $6,530,500.

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 August 27, 2015, at the MSDH offices in Jackson.

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Last reviewed on Jul 30, 2015
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