Advocating for Change

Nobody in the Middle of a Heart Attack Shouts, “Let’s Go Shopping!”

As many of you know, I have been doing a lot of reading and research surrounding this issue of the deregulation of the Certificate of Need (CON) and have been writing extensively about the reasons why the legislature here in …

CON Quality

As you read in my most recent blog post, Florida State Senator Rob Bradley recently introduced legislation (SB 676) which seeks to repeal the Certificate of Need program. This is a regulatory process that requires certain health care providers to …

No Place for Health Care in a Free Market Economy

Last week, Florida State Senator Rob Bradley, State Senator Rob Bradley  introduced legislation (SB 676) which seeks to repeal the Certificate of Need program here in Florida. Despite the potential for an increase in cost and decrease in quality, that …

The Cost of CON

I continue to receive a great deal of feedback as a result of my blog posts on the potential deregulation of the Certificate of Need (CON) in Florida, and so I wanted to talk in more detail today about how …

Let’s Talk about CON

Since my last blog post went up Tuesday morning, I have received numerous calls, texts and emails from readers who are enthusiastically engaged with the topic of the potential deregulation of the Certificate of Need (CON) in Florida.

As I …

To CON or not to CON

I recently returned from Tallahassee, where I made a presentation to the Florida House of Representative’s Health Innovation subcommittee on the potential deregulation of the Certificate of Need (CON), here in the State of Florida.

For those outside of the …