State and Local

Certificate of Need Protects Providers, not People


In these times, lawmakers are all about attracting business to the state and increasing the number of North Carolinians at work. Great pomp and circumstance is placed on a single business moving to the state if it means jobs. The governor’s own website tracks new business opening in the state and how many jobs they create.  Yet, for all the care taken to attract business, North Carolina operates under a process that actively discriminates against new or growing medical businesses within the state. Called Certificate of Need, it stifles job growth, and reduces medical options available to the citizens of North Carolina.  Read the details at NCCivitas.org  

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