Decisionmaking in regional health planning agencies.

  title={Decisionmaking in regional health planning agencies.},
  author={H. Luft and G. A. Frisvold},
  journal={Journal of health politics, policy and law},
  volume={4 2},
Health Systems Agencies (HSAs), the new regional health planning agencies established by the National Health Planning and Resources Development Act of 1974, have as their major goals quality, accessibility, continuity and cost containment. One of the tools for cost containment available to HSAs is their active participation in the statewide certificate-of-need (CON) program. To help anticipate how HSAs may play their CON roles, this article reviews the CON decisionmaking processes of two… Expand
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