Jackson, Miss. – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) announces the issuance of a Certificate of Need (CON) for the following project:
Fresenius Medical Care East McComb Dialysis, LLC d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care
Establishment of Satellite ESRD Facility
Fresenius Medical Care East McComb Dialysis, LLC d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care East McComb received Certificate of Need (CON) authority on November 13 for the establishment of a 10-station satellite End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) facility. The stations will be relocated from RCG McComb, an affiliated 32-station ESRD facility. The new satellite facility will be located in the Parkland Business Center in McComb, less than five miles from the host facility
The total capital expenditure for this project is $4,010,432.35.
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.
The department’s staff analysis for each Certificate of Need application is published online at HealthyMS.com/con.
Press Contact: MSDH Office of Communications, (601) 576-7667
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