HCC President, Robert James Cimasi testifies before Alaska Legislature regarding Certificate of Need (CON) – April 2007

On April 24, 2007, HCC President, Robert James Cimasi testified via teleconference before the Alaska House of Representatives Health Education and Social Services Committee regarding H.B. 4 to repeal CON for medical facilities in Alaska. He explained how research indicates that CON has failed to reduce costs or increase quality of care, thereby resulting in a failed health policy for Alaska citizens.