State Health Plan Announcements (Planning Division)

There are three sections below. The first is any proposed adjustments or amendments to the current SHP. The second is for any adjustments or amendments that have been approved.  The third is for statistical updates that have been released for the SHP.

The Certificate of Need Board announced SHPDA's new Public Meeting Policy at its October 19, 2011 Meeting.  The meeting policy was then revised on October 1, 2012.  A copy of the policy can be found here.  Please review the policy before the next official meeting of either the CON Review Board or the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.

SHPDA has revised its policy on requests for information.  To see the updated policy, please click here.

The Home Health Committee has approved the creation of a Task Force to study the existing methodology and to recommend changes to the committee.  The final membership of the committee has been determined and can be found here

Proposed Adjustments & Amendments

Section/Service   Deadline for Opposition/Comment Updated Date
410-2-4-.08 Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation     03/17/2010
410-2-4-.04 Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities (Approved)     04/01/2010
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities (For Public Comment)     12/20/2010
410-2-4-.09 Swing Beds (For Public Comment)     12/20/2010
410-2-4-.15 Inpatient Hospice Services (For Public Comment)     12/20/2010
410-2-3-.10 Hospice Services (For Public Comment)     12/20/2010
410-2-3-.05 End Stage Renal Disease     12/01/2011
410-2-3-.10 Hospice Services   12/01/2011
410-2-4-.15 Inpatient Hospice Services     12/01/2011
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities For Public Comment   05/04/2012
410-2-4-.03 Nursing Homes For Public Comment   05/04/2012
410-2-4-.05 Assisted Living Facilities For Public Comment   05/04/2012
410-2-4-.11 Substance Abuse For Public Comment   05/04/2012
410-2-4-.15 Inpatient Hospice Services For Public Comment   08/09/2012
410-2-3-.03 Cardiac Services For Public Comment   11/05/2012
410-2-3-.10 In Home Hospice Services For Public Comment   11/05/2012
410-2-5-.04 Plan Revision Procedures For Public Comment   11/05/2012
410-2-5-.07 Electronic Notice For Public Comment   11/05/2012
410-2-4-.10 Psychiatric Care For Public Comment   08/19/2013
410-2-4-.11 Substance Abuse For Public Comment   08/19/2013
410-2-3-.10 Hospice Services For Public Comment   12/10/2013
410-2-2-.08 Influenza For Public Comment   12/10/2013
410-2-3-.05 End Stage Renal Disease Services For Public Comment   11/12/2014
410-2-3-.10 In Home Hospice Services For Public Comment   11/12/2014
410-2-4-.07 Home Health For Public Comment   11/12/2014
410-2-4-.15 Inpatient Hospice Services For Public Comment   11/12/2014
2014-2017 State Health Plan For Public Comment   11/12/2014
410-2-4-.07 Home Health Services For Public Comment   12/04/2014
410-2-4-.16 Freestanding Emergency Departments For Public Comment   02/10/2015
410-2-4-.11 Substance Abuse For Public Comment   06/04/2015
410-2-4-.03 Nursing Homes For Public Comment   09/02/2015
410-2-5-.04 Plan Revision Procedures For Public Comment   08/09/2016
410-2-5-.04 Plan Revision Procedures For Public Comment   03/22/2017
410-2-5-.05 Application for State Health Plan Adjustment For Public Comment   03/22/2017
PA2017-002 - 410-2-4-.10 Psychiatric Care - Health Care Authority of the City of Anniston Calhoun County 5/25/2017 04/26/2017
PA2017-003 - 410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities - River Region ALF, LLC Montgomery County 5/25/2017 04/26/2017
PA2017-004 - 410-2-4-.10 Psychiatric Care - Brookwood Baptist Health Talladega County 5/25/2017 04/26/2017
PA2017-005 - 410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities - Oak Grove Inn Montgomery County 5/25/2017 04/26/2017
PA2017-006 - 410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities - Smith/Packett Med-Com, LLC Montgomery County 5/25/2017 04/26/2017
PA2017-007 - 410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities - Thrive Senior Living, LLC Etowah County 7/28/2017 09/12/2017
PA2017-008 - 410-2-4-.10 Psychiatric Care - Gadsden Regional Medical Center, LLC Etowah County 10/04/2017 09/12/2017

Approved Adjustments & Amendments

Section/Service   Updated Date
Cardiac Services 410-2-3-.03   03/02/2005
Acute Care (Hospitals) 410-2-4-.02   04/15/2005
Nursing Homes 410-2-4-.03   09/02/2005
Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation 410-2-4-.08   09/02/2005
Nursing Homes 410-2-4-.03 ER (Emergency Rule)   09/27/2005
Acute Care (Hospitals) 410-2-4-.02   09/29/2005
Home Health 410-2-4-.07 New Language   01/22/2009
Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation 410-2-4-.08 Adjustment   08/07/2009
Attorney General Opinion (Hospice) 08-17-2009   08/19/2009
410-2-3-.10ER In-Home Hospice Services   09/01/2009
Cardiac Catheterization Services 410-2-3-.03 Adjustment   11/03/2009
Hospice Services 410-2-3-.10   11/30/2009
Inpatient Hospice Services 410-2-4-.15   11/30/2009
410-2-3-.10 Hospice Services and 410-2-4-.15 Inpatient Hospice Services FINAL RULES   03/09/2010
410-2-3-.10 Hospice Services REVISED   03/11/2010
410-2-5-.06 Open Meetings Act   05/28/2010
410-2-3-.03 Cardiac Services   06/22/2011
410-2-4-.08 Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation   09/29/2011
410-2-4-.15-.01ER Inpatient Hospice Services (Emergency Rule)   11/15/2011
410-2-3-.05 End Stage Renal Disease Services Final Rule Effective 2/28/2012 02/01/2012
410-2-3-.10 Hospice Services Final Rule Effective 2/28/2012 02/01/2012
410-2-4-.15 Inpatient Hospice Services Final Rule Effective 2/28/2012 02/01/2012
410-2-4-.03 Nursing Homes Effective 9/18/2012 08/14/2012
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities Effective 9/18/2012 08/14/2012
410-2-4-.05 Assisted Living Facilities Effective 9/18/2012 08/14/2012
410-2-4-.11 Substance Abuse Effective 9/20/2012 08/17/2012
410-2-3-.03 Cardiac Services Adjustment 11/05/2012
410-2-4-.15 Inpatient Hospice Effective 12/07/2012 11/05/2012
410-2-3-.03 Cardiac Services Effective 03/08/2013 02/07/2013
410-2-3-.10 In Home Hospice Services Effective 03/08/2013 02/07/2013
410-2-5-.04 Plan Revision Procedures Effective 03/08/2013 02/07/2013
410-2-5-.07 Electronic Notice Effective 03/08/2013 02/07/2013
410-2-4-.02 Acute Care (Hospitals) Adjustment 08/13/2013
410-2-4-.11-.01ER Substance Abuse Effective 08/12/2013 08/13/2013
410-2-4-.11 Substance Abuse Effective 12/26/2013 12/10/2013
410-2-4-.10 Inpatient Psychiatric Care Adjustment 12/10/2013
410-2-4-.10 Inpatient Psychiatric Care Adjustment 12/10/2013
410-2-2-.08 Influenza Effective 03/20/2014 02/14/2014
410-2-3-.10 Hospice Services Effective 03/20/2014 02/14/2014
410-2-4-.05 Acute Care (Hospitals) Adjustment 02/14/2014
410-2-5-.04 Plan Revision Procedures Effective 10/14/2014 09/09/2014
410-2-3-.05 End Stage Renal Disease Services Effective 01/07/2015 12/04/2014
410-2-3-.10 Hospice Services Effective 01/07/2015 12/04/2014
410-2-4-.15 Inpatient Hospice Services Effective 01/07/2015 12/04/2014
2014-2017 State Health Plan Effective 01/07/2015 12/04/2014
410-2-4-.07 Home Health Effective 03/17/2015 02/10/2015
410-2-4-.16 Freestanding Emergency Departments Effective 07/10/2015 06/05/2015
410-2-4-.08 Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation (Chambers County) Adjustment 09/01/2015
410-2-4-.08 Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation (Russell County) Adjustment 09/01/2015
410-2-4-.11 Substance Abuse Effective 10/15/2015 09/09/2015
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities Adjustment 12/18/2015
410-2-4-.03 Nursing Homes Effective 02/01/2016 12/18/2015
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities Adjustment 03/18/2016
410-2-4-.08 Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation (Houston County) DISAPPROVED 03/31/2016
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities Adjustment 08/17/2016
410-2-4-.10 Psychiatric Care Adjustment 08/17/2016
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities Adjustment 12/22/2016
410-2-5-.04 Plan Revision Procedures Effective 02/07/2017 12/22/2016
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities Adjustment 01/25/2017
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities Adjustment 04/03/2017
410-2-4-.10 Psychiatric Care - Calhoun County Adjustment 10/17/2017
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Montgomery County Adjustment 10/17/2017
410-2-4-.10 Psychiatric Care - Talladega County Adjustment 10/17/2017
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Montgomery County Adjustment 10/17/2017
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Montgomery County Adjustment 10/17/2017
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Etowah County Adjustment 10/17/2017
410-2-4-.10 Psychiatric Care - Etowah County Adjustment 10/17/2017
     

Statistical Updates

Section/Service   Updated Date
Home Health 410-2-4-.07   03/27/2006
ESRD 410-2-3-.05 & Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation 410-2-4-.08   08/04/2006
Home Health 410-2-4-.07   07/11/2006
Home Health 410-2-4-.07 (1996-1999 SHP)   09/29/2006
Psychiatric 410-2-4-.10   09/29/2006
ESRD 410-2-3-.05   01/31/2007
Home Health 410-2-4-.07 07/17/2007
Acute Care (Hospitals) 410-2-4-.02   10/15/2007
SCALF 410-2-4-.04 & Psychiatric Care 410-2-4-.10   03/06/2008
ESRD 410-2-3-.05   03/18/2008
Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation 410-2-4-.08   09/25/2008
Home Health 410-2-4-.07 New Language   01/22/2009
SCALF 410-2-4-.04 & Psychiatric Care 410-2-4-.10   03/09/2009
Acute Care (Hospitals) 410-2-4-.02   05/19/2009
Home Health 410-2-4-.07   07/17/2009
Acute Care & LTACH (410-2-4-.02), Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation (410-2-4-.08), and
Psychiatric Care (410-2-4-.10)
  11/03/2009
Psychiatric Care 410-2-4-.10   01/07/2010
Home Health 410-2-4-.07   02/24/2010
410-2-4-.07 Home Health Care   09/24/2010
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities - Specialty Care Assisted Living Facilities   08/30/2011
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities (SCALF) - REVISED   09/29/2011
410-2-2-.05 End Stage Renal Disease Services, 410-2-4-.04 Acute Care (Hospitals), 410-2-4-.04 Long Term Acute Care Hospitals (LTACH), 410-2-4-.08 Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation, and 410-2-4-.10 Psychiatric Care   11/03/2011
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities (SCALF)   09/18/2012
410-2-4-.07 Home Health Care   11/16/2012
410-2-3-.05 End Stage Renal Disease Services   12/03/2012
410-2-4-.15 Inpatient Hospice Services   01/22/2013
410-2-4-.10 Psychiatric Care   12/04/2013
410-2-3-.05 End Stage Renal Disease Services   08/11/2014
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities (SCALF)   08/12/2014
410-2-3-.05 End Stage Renal Disease Services   08/04/2015
410-2-4-.04 Limited Care Facilities (SCALF)   10/27/2015
410-2-4-.15 Inpatient Hospice Services   11/03/2015
410-2-4-.11 Substance Abuse   12/02/2015

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