CON laws

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    Local Doctor Sues the State over “Arcane” CON Laws

    This week, the Winston-Salem Journal published a piece on Dr. Gajendra Singh, a surgeon providing low-cost screenings and health care services. According to the story: [Singh is] suing the state over arcane rules that basically allow it to control the marketplace through a monopoly rather than patients/consumers and old-fashioned competition.
    Brenee Goforth, August 13, 2019
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    North Carolina’s restrictive CON law in the news

    Reforming CON is a perennial policy issue for the John Locke Foundation. We have been informing North Carolinians about their Certificate of Need laws for years and years.
    Jon Sanders, August 24, 2018
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    NC’s sunset and periodic review of rules — reaping unexpected benefits

    The news about the state’s periodic review and examination of existing administrative rules has taken an even more encouraging turn. This particular reform comes from the Regulatory Reform Act of 2013. It’s one that I and my colleagues at the John Locke Foundation championed, and here’s why. The bulk…
    Jon Sanders, August 23, 2016
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    Certificate of Need laws face repeal … at least in New Hampshire

    The New Hampshire House has voted to repeal that state’s Certificate of Need Board. Good for them. What’s Certificate of Need, you ask? Well, it’s one of the ripest available health care reforms in North Carolina. JLF Vice President of Research Dr. Roy Cordato studied the system…
    Jon Sanders, March 14, 2012