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Another Lawsuit Challening State Certificate of Need Laws – Virginia

On June 5, 2012, a lawsuit was filed in federal court in Virginia challenging the constitutionality of Virginia’s certificate of need (“CON”) law. This is the second recent lawsuit of its type challenging the constitutionality of state CON laws, and suggests an increased willingness of health care providers to challenge state CON laws following the relative success of the plaintiffs in the case of Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital v. Washington State Department of Health.

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