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June 7, 2023 • Commentary
Why do we have so few providers in healthcare?
As with too many other topics, the debate on healthcare access tends to focus on symptoms rather than the root cause of the problem.
June 5, 2023 • Blog
Georgia’s CON pits the powerful against rural healthcare needs
“We want folks here to have a choice, but without competition there is no incentive to be any better.”
June 1, 2023 • Commentary
HSAs for state employees would have benefited employees and taxpayers
Gov. Brian Kemp recently vetoed legislation that would have made health savings accounts available to state employees.
May 16, 2023 • Blog
CON laws do not help underserved populations
Of all the stated policy goals, the aim of aiding underserved populations is especially perplexing. And has not happened.
May 4, 2023 • Blog
Georgia’s CON laws reduce access to healthcare
Georgians don’t always have it easy when it comes to accessing quality healthcare. One such barrier is the preservation of CON laws.
May 4, 2023 • Blog
Monica O’Neal is lucky to be alive. Despite having good health insurance, Monica could not find a neurologist to operate. Why not?
April 20, 2023 • Commentary
Certificate of Need laws do not work as intended
CON laws not only provide an unnecessary barrier to healthcare access, they also make it harder for communities to replace any healthcare providers they lose.
April 19, 2023 • Press Release
Georgia Public Policy Foundation releases new report on CON regulations
CON regulations lead to less healthcare access for Georgians and worse outcomes for underserved populations.
March 23, 2023 • Commentary
What happened to CON reform this year?
Three bills that would have reduced certificate of need regulations by varying degrees were introduced this year.
March 7, 2023 • Blog
What’s still alive after Crossover Day?
Each bill had to pass out of its legislative chamber of origin by Monday or it is dead for the year.
February 15, 2023 • Blog
Time to reform Certificate of Need laws
The debate over Georgia’s “certificate of need” laws has raged since the 1980s. Could this be the year lawmakers finally resolve it?
February 8, 2023 • Commentary
Kemp’s Georgia Pathways will soon be launched
Georgia Pathways means better access to care and lower financial risk for taxpayers than Medicaid expansion.
January 25, 2023 • Commentary
Taxpayer-funded benefits should be for those that are supposed to receive them
Why are some likely to lose Medicaid coverage?
December 12, 2022 • Blog
Expanding healthcare access. Lowering costs for consumers.
Healthcare policy should be transparent, equitable and patient-based.
November 4, 2022 • Commentary
Closure for a Hospital That Didn’t Have to Close
Why the financial statements of Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center don’t reflect a hospital that needed to cease operations.
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