Alabama Statewide Health Coordinating Council Update – August 2013

In this Update:

- A. Consideration of an Application to Adjust the State Health Plan

- B. Committee Report from the FED Study Committee

- C. Committee Report from the Methadone Treatment Clinic Review Committee

- D. Proposed Exceptions to the Psychiatric Inpatient Bed Need Methodology

- Excerpt from Consideration of an Application to Adjust the State Health Plan:

Consideration of a State Health Plan Adjustment filed by the City of Thomasville to adjust Ala. Admin. Code § 410-2-4-.02 of the Alabama State Health Plan to add forty-nine acute care beds to the inventory in Clarke County, upon the earlier of the termination or expiration of the forty-nine beds that were licensed to and held pursuant to CON 2169-H issued to Southwest Alabama Medical Center, or the failure to consummate the pending Section 363 purchase transaction under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code for the sale of Clarke County Healthcare, LLC d/b/a Southwest Alabama Medical Center’s existing assets including its hospital building on Highway 43 and its CON for the construction of a replacement hospital on or prior to November 11, 2013.

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