ACTION ALERT: Senate Budget Sunsets Certificate of Need

“This is a call to action. Certificate of Need reform is the most important step North Carolina lawmakers can take to lowering health care costs and expanding access for millions of residents.” RALEIGH – North Carolina Senate leaders proposed a full repeal of the state’s Certificate of Need (CON) laws by 2019 in their biennium budget bill released […]

ACTION ALERT: Pass H.B. 200 in General Assembly

‘We have enough government in the doctor’s office’ The General Assembly is considering a bill to lower health care costs by reforming an intrusive regulation called Certificate of Need. Tell your representative to reform Certificate of Need Certificate of Need limits alternative, out-patient health care access by requiring new practices demonstrate a “need” for their […]

N.C. Senate Rules Chair files bill to repeal Certificate of Need

Senate Bill 702 is “bold leadership”  RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity – North Carolina’s leading advocate for economic freedom – praised the bold leadership of N.C. Sen. Tom Apodaca this week and his effort to repeal Certificate of Need laws in this state. Senate Bill 702 – Repeal CON and COPA Laws State Director Donald Bryson issued the following […]

AFP: HB 200 Certificate of Need Reform Bill is Step in Right Direction

 Continues to advocate for full repeal of law hampering North Carolinians’ healthcare choice RALEIGH – Americans for Prosperity today issued a statement of support for HB 200, a bill to reform the state’s anti-competitive Certificate of Need laws, which hamper healthcare choice. Donald Bryson, AFP – NC state director, issued the following statement: “Certificate of Need […]

Tell Gov. McCrory to Oppose Obamacare Expansion

Refusing Medicaid expansion is the most important decision Gov. Pat McCrory can make to secure a bright financial future for North Carolina.  A major provision of Obamacare, Medicaid expansion would cost North Carolina families another $3.1 billion over the next decade. Tell Gov. McCrory to stay the course and reject Medicaid expansion! Medicaid in North […]