The unvaccinated are 5 times more likely to be hospitalized when infected.
In much the same way that zoning laws are wielded by NIMBYs to block new development, Certificate-of-Need laws can be used to impose costly delays on building new medical facilities.
Plus: Student-professor relationships and Title IX, web hosts reject abortion snitch website, and more...
States like Alabama that give government regulators control over the number of hospital beds tend to have less of them. That's bad even when there isn't a pandemic.
No, we don’t need someone to “take command of the national supply chain for essential equipment, medications, and protective gear.”
During COVID-19, many states have rolled back their “certificate of need” laws. Now is the time to abolish them.
The media's fawning interviews obscure the New York governor's record.
The government granted a temporary waiver allowing drone-based deliveries of medical supplies in North Carolina. That shouldn't end when the pandemic does.
Governments Have Screwed Up Mask Purchase and Distribution. Maybe Everyone Should Be a Libertarian in a Pandemic.
The state can have all the capacity it needs and still get things badly wrong.
After He Found California's Indefinite Detention of Sex Offenders Wasn't Working, the State Shut Him Down and Destroyed His Research
Psychologist Jesus Padilla was forbidden to complete research that could have set many indefinitely committed people free. He died with the work unfinished.
Certificate of need laws are on the books in 36 states, but they mostly serve as a way for hospitals to limit competition and keep prices high. State lawmakers should be dismantling them.
Psychiatric Hospitals Can Still Force Patients to Accept Shock Treatment. One Connecticut Patient Has Been Shocked 500 Times in Five Years.
Despite concerns about efficacy and side effects, courts are slow to act on behalf of patients who don’t want the treatment.
They should scrap other Certificate of Need laws too.
Restricting a cancer treatment to only hospitals will harm patients.
A judge has granted Payton Summons' parents a restraining order against the hospital.
Rules and regulations intended to reform health care are driving private practices out of business by overconfident design.
Hospital describes her services as "invaluable."
Virginia's Certificate of Public Need laws drive up costs and limit access to care, but there's little political will for widespread reform or repeal.
With deportations on the rise, hundreds of houses of worship are joining the resistance.