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May 26, 2021
By Christina Herrin
CON laws, the epitome of central planning, require approval by a state board or commission to determine need in the marketplace.
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Health Care
Government & Politics
March 1, 2022
By Matt Dean
In this Research & Commentary, Matt Dean looks at how certificate of need laws for medical facilities are unnecessarily rationing care
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Health Care
July 6, 2021
By Christina Herrin
In this Research & Commentary, Christina Herrin evaluates how Tennessee would benefit from Certificate of Need Law Repeal..
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Health Care
Health Care
April 9, 2021
By Christina Herrin
The high costs of CON and time-consuming paperwork to apply for CON licensure are outrageous.
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Health Care
Government & Politics
October 7, 2020
By Christina Herrin
Currently, 35 states are bound by certificate of need (CON) laws
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Health Care
August 13, 2021
By Christina Herrin
In this Research & Commentary, Christina Herrin evaluates how West Virginia would benefit from Certificate of Need Law Repeal.
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Health Care
Health Care
August 6, 2021
By Christina Herrin
In this Research & Commentary, Christina Herrin evaluates how Mississippi would benefit from Certificate of Need Law Repeal.
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Health Care
Health Care
July 6, 2021
By Christina Herrin
In this Research & Commentary, Christina Herrin evaluates how Alabama would benefit from Certificate of Need Law Reform.
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Health Care
Health Care
July 6, 2021
By Christina Herrin
In this Research & Commentary, Christina Herrin evaluates how North Carolina would benefit from Certificate of Need Law Reform.
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Health Care
Health Care
December 8, 2020
By Christina Herrin
CON laws in South Carolina impact rural communities hardest by increasing drive times to seek care, increasing wait times to receive care, and leading toward higher health care costs
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Health Care
Government & Politics
October 12, 2020
By Christina Herrin
CON laws adversely affect health care costs
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Health Care
September 27, 2020
By Samantha Fillmore
The Heartland Institute promotes GR's latest webinar on why states do not need certificate of need laws as well as showcasing the work from the week.
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Health Care
Taxes
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January 13, 2021
By Christina Herrin
In this Research & Commentary, Christina Herrin provides evidence of the need for reform of unnecessary certificate of need laws, which are currently enforced in Alaska.
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Health Care
January 13, 2021
By Christina Herrin
In this Research & Commentary, Christina Herrin provides evidence of the need for reform of unnecessary certificate of need laws, which are currently enforced in Iowa.
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Health Care
February 26, 2020
By Christina Sandefur
This paper reviews the constitutional issues involved with certificate of need laws and argues how such laws allow governments to establish monopolies.
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Health Care
Regulation
October 31, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this FAQ, Matthew Glans examines several commonly asked questions about certificate of need laws and why they hold back growth in the health care market.
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Health Care
February 12, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses how work requirements are desperately needed to ensure the long-term viability of Medicaid and keep costs under control.
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Health Care
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
January 16, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill in West Virginia that would completely repeal the state’s CON laws and delete references to the certificate of need program throughout the state code.
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Health Care
January 9, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines four new bills that have been introduced in Michigan that would create exemptions to certificate of need review for many health care facilities.
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Health Care
November 21, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines South Carolina's certificate of need laws and why they should be repealed.
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Health Care
October 1, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Michigan's certificate of need laws and a recent vote to impose new accreditation requirements for health care providers seeking to offer new immunotherapy cancer treatments.
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Health Care
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
September 23, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines a new bill in Tennessee that would completely repeal the Volunteer State’s certificate of need laws in five years.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
 

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