Jackson, Miss. – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) announces the issuance of a Certificate of Need (CON) for the following project:
Columbus Orthopaedic Outpatient, LLC
Establishment of Multi-Specialty Ambulatory Surgery Center
Columbus Orthopaedic Outpatient, LLC received Certificate of Need (CON) authority today for the establishment of a multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center. The proposed project will be housed in a space currently operated as a single-specialty ambulatory surgery center.
The total capital expenditure for this project is $855,961.77.
Baptist Medical Center Attala, LLC
Establishment of Mobile MRI Services
Baptist Medical Center Attala, LLC received Certificate of Need (CON) authority today for the establishment of mobile MRI services. The facility will become part of an existing mobile MRI route established by Superior MRI Services of Batesville and will be offered each Friday afternoon.
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.
Public notices prior to CON approval are available online at HealthyMS.com/CON.
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