| Covid-19 | Apr 22, 2020

Suspending or Amending Certificate of Need Processes in Response to COVID

Certificate of Need (CON) laws are state regulatory mechanisms for establishing or expanding health care facilities and services in a given area of a state. In states that have CON programs, a state health planning agency must approve major capital expenditures for certain health care facilities.  This piece highlights how several states are re-evaluating and adjusting the policies for their CON programs.