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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
December 27, 2013
By Matthew Glans
Competition among health care providers improves the services they provide and gives consumers more options.
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Health Care
January 12, 2016
By Thomas Stratmann, Matthew C. Baker
Many states require providers to seek government approval for new facilities.
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Health Care
January 12, 2016
By Thomas Stratmann and Matthew C. Baker
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) scans.
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Health Care
February 26, 2016
By Matthew Glans
Thirty-six states currently use certificate of need (CON) laws to slow the growth of health care prices, promote consolidation of health care providers, increase charity care, and limit duplication of services.
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Health Care
February 18, 2016
By Thomas Stratmann and Christopher Koopman
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 before adding or expanding any regulated facilities or services.
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Health Care
June 12, 2015
By Christopher Koopman, Thomas Stratmann, Mohamad Elbarasse
Dear Committee Members:Thank you for the opportunity to provide some comments regarding South Carolina’s Health Plan and Certificate of Need (CON) program.
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Health Care
October 30, 2013
By Jon Sanders
Certificate of Need (CON) laws use central planning to try to reduce health care costs by keeping health care facilities from buying too much equipment, building too much capacity, and adding too many beds.
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Health Care
November 28, 2005
By Dr. Roy Cordato
This report on certificate-of-need regulation is the first in a series of annual research papers from the John Locke Foundation devoted to explaining the principles of free markets and applying them to current controversies in North Carolina.
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Health Care
February 8, 2018
By Savannah Edgens
The Florida House of Representatives approved a bill that would eliminate certificate of need (CON) requirements for hospitals.
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Health Care
April 27, 2018
By Madeline Fry
A bill that would have removed some government regulations on the supply of health care in Georgia was stopped without receiving consideration by the full state Senate.
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Health Care
Regulation
April 3, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
A CON law reform bill failed in the House when the Senate failed to advance similar legislation.
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Health Care
Regulation
June 5, 2017
By Ben Johnson
The law exempts purchasers of financially distressed hospitals from onerous regulations.
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Health Care
Regulation
April 19, 2016
By Michael Hamilton
In an April 5 editorial titled "Bill would ruin certificate of need program," the News Sentinel argued legislation Tennessee lawmakers are considering could make it harder for the poor and Tennesseans living in rural communities to obtain access to
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Health Care
January 21, 2016
By Matthew Glans
South Carolina is one of 36 states that limits the ability of health care providers to expand their businesses through an approval process known as certificate of need (CON).
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Health Care
June 23, 2016
By Matthew Glans
North Carolina is once again considering repealing its certificate of need (CON) laws. In June, the North Carolina Senate Health Care Committee heard a bill that would end the state’s certificate of need law in 2021.
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Health Care
May 20, 2015
By S.T. Karnick
South Carolina’s House of Representatives voted 103‒1 in April to end the state’s certificate of need (CON) law in 2018.
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Health Care
Law
May 31, 2016
By Sara Burrows
A women’s breast cancer hospital in Asheville, North Carolina has resorted to “begging” for a magnetic resonance imaging scanner, thanks to a law called “certificate of need.
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Health Care
September 9, 2013
By Joel Allumbaugh
Health care spending in the United States far exceeds that of other countries, currently representing about 18 percent of the gross domestic product. If health care continues to grow at historical rates, this is expected to grow to 34 percent by 2040.
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Health Care
January 29, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in Alaska that would repeal the state's certificate of need laws.
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Health Care
November 5, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses the need for certificate of need repeal in Alaska.
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Health Care
October 29, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at shoring up Medicare’s financial health and delivering better care to the nation’s seniors.
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Health Care
Government Spending
February 26, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the revived debate in Georgia over the state's controversial certificate of need program.
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Health Care
May 13, 2019
By Billy Aouste
Week of May 6, 2019
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Environment
Climate Change
Health Care
Education
Government Spending
January 29, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed bill in Indiana that would partially restore the states' certificate of need law, which would be a step in the wrong direction.
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Health Care
August 30, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Georgia's certificate of need program, its drawbacks, and the need for repeal.
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Health Care
February 5, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a West Virginia plan to repeal its certificate of need laws.
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Health Care
March 13, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines two major proposals that have been proposed in Vermont that would change the state’s certificate of need laws.
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Health Care
May 2, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the need for certificate of need repeal or reform in North Carolina.
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Health Care
September 21, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new paper that studies the effects of CON laws on Connecticut's health care industry and how the market might develop without CON laws.
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Health Care
January 26, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines certificate of need reform and Florida's recent efforts to limit CON.
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Health Care
December 27, 2018
Alaska lawmakers are expected to reintroduce a measure to repeal the state’s certificate of need (CON) laws, which limit the services health care providers can offer.
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Health Care
February 12, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines certificate of need reform in Virginia and the need for full repeal and not a piecemeal approach.
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Health Care
 

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