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Certificate-of-need restrictions continue to block N.C. health care innovation

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From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 750: North Carolina’s certificate-of-need restrictions continue to block medical providers from developing new facilities and purchasing major equipment unless they obtain state government’s permission slip. Katherine Restrepo, John Locke Foundation director of health care policy, discusses the latest case in which overly burdensome state CON rules stand in the way of medical innovation.