Coalition To Repeal CON

Lower Costs.
More Access.
Higher Quality Care.

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UNDERSTANDING CERTIFICATE OF NEED (CON):

What if I told you that there was a state law limiting the number of restaurants that can serve hamburgers?

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UNDERSTANDING CERTIFICATE OF NEED (CON):

And what if I told you that this law was passed under the theory that limiting the number of hamburger providers would make dining out less expensive?

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UNDERSTANDING CERTIFICATE OF NEED (CON):

You’d probably scoff, but something very similar is happening in the health care field right now.

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Who supports repealing CON?

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Democrats
including President Obama’s
Administration...

“CON laws raise the cost of investment in new health care services and can shield incumbents from competition that would benefit consumers and lower costs.”

Baer, B. (1/11/2016) Press Release: Agencies Submit Joint Statement Regarding Proposed Legislation Addressing the State’s Certificate-of-Need Laws. www.justice.gov

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Republicans
including President Trump's
Administration...

“CON laws have failed to produce cost savings, higher quality healthcare, or greater access to care, whether in underserved communities or in underserved areas."

Azar, A. (11/30/2018) Reforming America's Healthcare System Through Choice and Competition. www.hhs.gov

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Libertarians
including the South Carolina 
Libertarian Party...

“South Carolina Libertarian Party fully supports South Carolina House Bill 3823, which repeals the State’s Certificate of Need program for medical facilities.”

Resolution (3/3/2019) South Carolina Libertarian Party. Facebook @sclibertarianparty