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May 24, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Health care consumers in Florida could soon be entering a new era of choice and competition as the state legislature has passed a bill eliminating much of the state’s certificate of need (CON) laws.
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Health Care
Regulation
April 26, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
States are moving to repeal their certificate of need laws, which make it difficult for providers to offer new or additional medical services or facilities. CON laws increase health care costs and reduce quality.
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Health Care
June 14, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new effort in Delaware to reform or repeal the state's certificate of need laws for health care providers.
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Health Care
Regulation
June 3, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in North Carolina that would reform the state's certificate of need laws for health care providers.
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Health Care
April 2, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines two new bills in Florida that would roll back the state's certificate of need laws for some or all of the state’s health care providers.
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Health Care
April 17, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed repeal of South Carolina’s certificate of need laws.
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Health Care
Regulation
January 24, 2019
The Trump administration released a new report, “Reforming America’s Healthcare System Through Choice and Competition,” which outlines a series of free-market health care policy solutions.
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Health Care
March 21, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans outlines the negative effects of certificate of need laws and why South Carolina should consider their repeal.
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Health Care
February 14, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines several new proposals in Tennessee that would roll back or fully repeal the state's certificate of need laws.
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Health Care
Regulation
October 24, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
In a preliminary victory for health care providers’ freedom and patients’ access to care, a federal court held a hearing on a motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit challenging Iowa’s certificate of need (CON) laws.
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Health Care
December 5, 2018
Decades of research by health economists, regulatory economists, and antitrust lawyers shows CON laws fail to achieve their expressed goals, limit supply, and undermine competition.
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Health Care
May 30, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Maryland's efforts to reexamine its certificate of need laws and the need for reform.
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Health Care
January 25, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed bill in Iowa that would repeal the state's certificate of need laws.
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Health Care
November 16, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Vermont's certificate of need laws and how they hinder the growth of the state's health care market.
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Health Care
February 22, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a bill in Georgia that would end the state's certificate of need law.
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Health Care
January 16, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed bill in Florida that would roll back the state’s certificate of need requirements.
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Health Care
December 7, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a Florida plan to roll back a portion of its certificate of need laws for hospitals.
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Health Care
September 21, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new study that examines how health care providers can influence the CON process through targeted donations to the elected officials responsible for assembling the CON boards making the decisions.
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Health Care
May 11, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposal in Alaska that would repeal the state's disruptive certificate of need process.
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Health Care
September 27, 2016
By Thomas Stratmann and David Wille
Thomas Stratmann and David Wille of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University challenge the notion that CON laws improve hospital quality.
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Health Care
May 25, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed change to Oregon's certificate of need laws to allow improvements in mental health services for those who served in the military.
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Health Care
October 21, 2016
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines certificate of need laws and their effect on hospital quality.
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Health Care
Regulation
February 23, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines certificate of need reform and why West Virginia needs to roll back its disruptive CON laws.
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Health Care
August 1, 2016
By James Bailey
This paper, written by Creighton University assistant professor of economics and finance James Bailey, examines the effects of certificate of need (CON) laws on health care costs.
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Health Care
August 17, 2016
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Illinois' certificate of need laws and argues for their reform or repeal.
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Health Care
Regulation
April 3, 2016
By Ben Johnson
After an Iowa government board blocked a mental health facility from opening in the City of Bettendorf, Gov.
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Health Care
October 1, 2015
By Maureen K. Ohlhausen
In this article from Antitrust Magazine, Maureen Ohlhausen examines CON laws and argues for their repeal.
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Health Care
June 19, 2015
By Christopher Koopman, Thomas Stratmann, Mohamad Elbarasse
Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia currently limit entry or expansion of health care facilities through certificate-of-need (CON) programs.
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Health Care
July 15, 2014
By Thomas Stratmann and Jacob W. Russ
Many states have certificate-of-need regulations, which prohibit hospitals, nursing homes, and ambulatory surgical centers from entering new markets or making changes to the existing capacity of medical facilities without first gaining approval from
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Health Care
June 9, 2015
By Christopher Koopman, Thomas Stratmann, Mohamad Elbarasse
Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia currently limit entry or expansion of health care facilities through certificate-of-need (CON) programs.
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Health Care
June 2, 2015
By Christopher Koopman
From The Mercatus Center:"Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia currently limit entry or expansion of health care facilities through certificate-of-need (CON) programs.
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Health Care
May 26, 2015
By Christopher Koopman, Thomas Stratmann, Mohamad Elbarasse
Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia currently limit entry or expansion of health care facilities through certificate-of-need (CON) programs.
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Health Care
May 11, 2015
By Thomas Stratmann, Christopher Koopman and Mohamad Elbarasse
Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia currently limit entry or expansion of health care facilities through certificate-of-need (CON) programs.
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Health Care
April 28, 2015
By Kenneth Artz
In ancient times, wealthy city-states built impregnable walls to ward off attacks from neighboring tribes and other enemies.
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Health Care
March 31, 2015
By Christopher Koopman, Thomas Stratmann, Mohamad Elbarasse
Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia currently limit entry or expansion of health care facilities through certificate-of-need (CON) programs.
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Health Care
March 31, 2015
By Christopher Koopman
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.
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Regulation
Health Care
March 24, 2015
By Christopher Koopman and Thomas Stratmann
Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia currently limit entry or expansion of health care facilities through certificate-of-need (CON) programs.
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Health Care
March 3, 2015
By Christopher Koopman and Thomas Stratmann
Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia currently limit entry or expansion of health care facilities through certificate-of-need (CON) programs.
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Government & Politics
Health Care
February 24, 2015
By Christopher Koopman and Thomas Stratmann
Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia currently limit entry or expansion of health care facilities through certificate-of-need (CON) programs.
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Health Care
February 12, 2015
By Christopher Koopman and Thomas Stratmann
Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia currently limit entry or expansion of health care facilities through certificate-of-need (CON) programs.
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Health Care
 

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