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Entry Regulation and Rural Health Care: Certificate-of-Need Laws, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and Community Hospitals
Certificate-of-need (CON) laws in 36 states and the District of Columbia restrict competition in healthcare facilities markets by requiring healthcare providers to obtain permission befo
The Mercatus Center's comprehensive study of certificate of need (CON) laws breaks down their harmful effects by state. This analysis explains their findings for Florida.
Many states require providers to seek government approval for new facilities.
Certificate-of-Need Laws: Implications for South Carolina- Before the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control
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Certificate of need (CON) laws in 21 states restrict acquisition of imaging equipment, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), and positron emission tomography (PET) s
This study, written by Mercatus Center at George Mason University senior research fellow Brian Blase, examines why Affordable Care Act health insurance plan enrollment projections were so different
In the private sector, the profit and loss mechanism signals firms to adjust their production and costs quickly to changes in demand and revenue.
Community Broadband, Community Benefits? An Economic Analysis Of Local Government Broadband Initiatives
This essay, written by Mercatus Center at George Mason University scholar Brian Deignan, examines the real-world economic impact of government-owned Internet initiatives on communities’ economies a