Alabama SHCC Update - February 2014


In this Update:

- I. Public Hearings for Rules

- A. 410-2-2-.08 Influenza

- B. 410-2-3-.01 Hospice Services

- II. State Health Plan Adjustment Applications

- A. Consideration of Chilton County Healthcare Authority’s State Health Plan Adjustment Application seeking to adjust Section 410-2-4-.02 of the Alabama State Health Plan to add 21 acute care beds in Chilton County inventory

- B. Consideration of Strategic Behavioral Health’s State Health Plan Adjustment Application seeking to adjust Section 410-2-4-.10 of the Alabama State Health Plan to add 72 inpatient psychiatric beds to be located in Mobile County, Alabama

- III. Proposed Moratorium

- Excerpt from 410-2-3-.01 Hospice Services:

The SHCC voted to approve a rule extending the moratorium on the issuance of certificates of need (CON) for in-home hospice services to allow the State Health Planning & Development Agency (SHPDA) to evaluate data relating to the need for services throughout Alabama.

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