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.