Policy Report

Deregulating Health Insurance and Health Providers in North Carolina

posted on in Education (PreK-12), Health Care & Human Services, Law & Regulation
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North Carolina policymakers should eliminate provider licensing, certificate-of-need laws, and mandated health insurance benefits. Short of this, the state can accept alternative forms of credentialing and ensure consumers have the right to purchase optional benefits at additional cost. These regulations limit access to health care providers and health insurance by artificially constraining markets.

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