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Notice of Review

Applications will be heard February 26,  2020 at the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency meeting. 

Applications noted as Consent Calendar will be heard December 11, 2019.

This is to provide official notification that the Certificate of Need applications listed below have begun the review cycle effective November 1, 2019.  Agencies reviewing these applications are the Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.


CN1910-040  Christian Care Center of Unicoi County  

     100 Greenway Circle

     Erwin  (Unicoi County) 

     Contact:  Jerry Taylor  (Phone:  615.724.3247)

     For the addition of five Medicare skilled certified beds to Christian Care Center of Unicoi County's existing 46 bed nursing home facility.  These beds are subject to the 125 Nursing Home Bed Pool for 2019-2020.  The applicant is owned by Christian Care Center of Unicoi County, LLC.  Its only member and 100% owner is J. R. (Randy) Lewis. The estimated project cost is $50,000.


CN1910-041  Accredo Health Group, Inc.

     1640 Century Center Parkway, Suite 103

     Memphis  (Shelby County)

     Contact:  Clayton Byrd  (Phone:  615.259.1481)

     For the addition of 89 counties to an established home care organization limited to providing and administering home infusion products and related infusion nursing services in patients' homes.  The office is located at 1640 Century Center Parkway, Suite 103, Memphis (Shelby County), Tennessee.  The home health agency is currently licensed to serve Fayette, Hardeman, Haywood, Lauderdale, Shelby, and Tipton Counties.  Accredo is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cigna Corporation through several intermediary corporations.  The estimated project cost is $90,000.


CN1910-042  Elk River Health and Rehabilitation of Ardmore, LLC  (Consent Calendar Requested)

     24601 Union Hill Road

     Ardmore  (Giles County)

     Contact:  Michael Brent  (Phone:  615.330.1414)

     For the relocation and construction of the current 79 bed facility located at 25385 Main Street, Ardmore, Tennessee 38449.  The replacement 74 bed facility will be located on an adjacent 9.6 acre parcel addressed as 24601 Union Hill Road, Ardmore, Tennessee 38449.  The applicant is owned by Ocoee Foundation, Inc. (a Tennessee non-profit corporation).  The estimated project cost is $7,421,836.


CN1910-043  Woodridge of West Tennessee, LLC

     49 Old Hickory Boulevard

     Jackson  (Madison County) 

     Contact:  Gregory Sassman  (Phone:  470.269.7910)

     For the addition of a second 16 bed child and adolescent inpatient psychiatric wing, for a total of 32 child and adolescent beds, located at 49 Old Hickory Blvd., Jackson (Madison County), TN 38305.  The applicant is owned by Woodridge Behavioral Care, LLC which is wholly owned by Perimeter Healthcare.  The estimated project cost is $832,340.




Upon written request by interested parties, the staff of the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency shall conduct a public hearing.

Pursuant to T.C.A. Section 68-11-1609(g)(1), any health care institution wishing to oppose a Certificate of Need must file a written objection with the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency and serve a copy on the contact person for the applicant no later than fifteen (15) days before the agency meeting at which the application is originally scheduled for consideration.


For past Notice of Beginning of Review Cycles publications, please contact Lowavia Eden-Hoback.