CON laws

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    JLF’s Jordan Roberts Featured in Forbes Article on CON Laws

    JLF’s Jordan Roberts has made a national publication again, this time quoted in a Forbes article by Patrick Gleason. The piece focused on Certificate of Need (CON) laws across the country. Gleason cites CON reform as a way to lower health care costs: One of the first steps state lawmakers…
    Brenee Goforth, November 26, 2019
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    JLF’s Jon Guze Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of Winston-Salem Doctor   This week, the John Locke Foundation’s Director of Legal Studies, Jon Guze, submitted an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief on behalf of Dr. Gajendra Singh, a Winston-Salem surgeon who is suing the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) over its Certificate of Need…
    Brenee Goforth, October 2, 2019
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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