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Winston-Salem surgeon challenges N.C. certificate-of-need restrictions

At a July 31 press conference, Dr. Gajendra Singh, a Forsyth County surgeon, discusses the lawsuit he has filed challenging certificate of need laws. At left is Raleigh attorney H. Denton Worrell and at right is Institute for Justice Attorney Renee Flaherty. (CJ photo by Don Carrington)
At a July 31 press conference, Dr. Gajendra Singh, a Forsyth County surgeon, discusses the lawsuit he has filed challenging certificate of need laws. At left is Raleigh attorney H. Denton Worrell and at right is Institute for Justice Attorney Renee Flaherty. (CJ photo by Don Carrington)
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From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 799: A Winston-Salem surgeon is challenging state certificate-of-need restrictions that block him from buying an MRI machine. Dr. Gajendra Singh says the machine would help him provide MRI services for patients at a lower price than they would pay at a nearby hospital. You’ll hear highlights from a recent news conference with Singh and Institute for Justice attorneys. IJ is helping Singh challenge the state CON law in court.