Scholars at the Mercatus Center have published a new ranking of states’ CON laws, finding that sates with Certificate of Need programs are associated with:
- 131 fewer beds per 100,000 persons.
- A reduction by between 1 and 2 hospitals providing MRI services per 500,000 persons.
- A reduction of 37 percent in the number of hospitals offering CT scans.
Read the entire entry at NCPA's Health Policy Blog.