INTENT TO APPLY FOR A CERTIFICATE OF NEED
This is to provide official notice to the Health Services and Development Agency and all interested parties, in accordance with T.C.A. ¤¤ 68-11-3601 et seq., and the Rules of the Health Services and Development Agency, that Coram Alternate Site Services, Inc. d/b/a Coram CVS/ specialty Infusion Services, owned by CVS Caremark Corporation, with an ownership type of for profit corporation to be self-managed, intends to file an application for a Certificate of Need for the establishment of a limited service home health agency only to provide and administer home infusion products and related infusion nursing services ancillary to its pharmacy services, by way of example and not limitation, line maintenance, infusion equipment repair and replacement, and dressing changes on central lines and external access ports within the following Tennessee counties: Anderson, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Fentress, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Pickett, Polk, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, Van Buren, and Washington, from its licensed home infusion pharmacy which will be located at 10932 Murdock Drive, Suite 101A, Knoxville, Tennessee 37932 with an estimated project cost to not exceed $98,000. Coram Alternate Site Services, Inc. is currently licensed in the following counties: Bedford, Bledsoe, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Franklin, Giles, Grundy, Hamilton, Hickman, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marion, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Overton, Putnam, Rhea, Robertson, Rutherford, Sequatchie, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Warren, White, Williamson, and Wilson.
The anticipated filing date of the application is June 6, 2014.
The contact person for this project is Alix Coulter Cross, Attorney, who may be reached at Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert & Manner PC, 333 Commerce Street, Ste. 1500, Nashville, TN 37201, 615/256-0500.
Upon written request by interested parties a local fact-finding public hearing shall be conducted. Written requests for hearing should be sent to:
Health Services and
Andrew Jackson Building, 9th Floor
502 Deaderick Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
The published letter of intent must contain the following statement pursuant to T.C.A. ¤ 68-11-1607(c)(1). (A) Any health care institution wishing to oppose a Certificate of Need application must file a written notice with the Health Services and Development Agency no later than fifteen (15) days before the regularly scheduled Health Services and Development Agency meeting at which the application is originally scheduled; and (B) Any other person wishing to oppose the application must file written objection with the Health Services and Development Agency at or prior to the consideration of the application by the Agency.