April 26, 2019
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.
April 2, 2019
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.
April 17, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed repeal of South Carolina’s certificate of need laws.
March 21, 2019
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans outlines the negative effects of certificate of need laws and why South Carolina should consider their repeal.
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.
February 14, 2019
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.
October 24, 2018
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.
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.
May 30, 2018
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Maryland's efforts to reexamine its certificate of need laws and the need for reform.
January 25, 2018
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed bill in Iowa that would repeal the state's certificate of need laws.