Sen. Donald Douglas

What to know about the certificate of need debate in Kentucky

BY: - January 22, 2024

FRANKFORT — For the past four years, at least one lawmaker has annually tried to reform Kentucky’s certificate of need (CON) laws.  In 2023, a legislative task force set out to understand the issue and talk about reforms — and it is slated to continue that work in 2024.  But what is the complicated CON […]

After six months of study, Kentucky certificate of need task force says more study needed

BY: - December 14, 2023

Lawmakers wrapped up a six-month study of Kentucky’s certificate of need law Thursday by saying more study is needed before they can make solid recommendations for reform. The task force unanimously approved a Findings and Recommendations Memo Thursday morning that laid out the opposing views on certificate of need (CON) in Kentucky: “One position is […]