Certificate of need programs: cure or cause of inflated costs?

T. W. Bice, D. S. Salkever

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This article describes the methods and findings of a study of the impacts of one type of investment controls on hospital investment behavior and costs. Specifically, the authors examined the influences of certificate of need (CON) programs as they functioned during the 1968 to 1972 period.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)65-67+100
JournalHospital Progress
Issue number7
StatePublished - Dec 1 1977
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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