Farmer Hayek on CON Laws and Rural Health Care

A colleague recently reported on the effects of Certificate of Need (CON) laws on the number of rural hospitals and on quality of care:

Farmer Hayek on Regulation and Rural Hospitals

Farmer Hayek on CON Laws and Rural Health Care Quality

I hear a lot about the presence and quality of rural hospitals, and these Farmer Hayek posts present a couple of interesting perspectives related to one aspect of health care regulation.

About Rebekka Dudensing

Dr. Rebekka Dudensing is an Associate Professor and Extension Economist - Community Economic Development with Texas AgriLife Extension and Research in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M. Her research interests include the evaluation of economic development opportunities, taxation and public/private goods issues, entrepreneurship, and regional economic cooperation.
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