District of Columbia


In the 2017-2018 legislative term, the District of Columbia legislature introduced a bill related to the implementation of the Certificate of Need (CON) program for healthcare facilities and also passed the Telehealth Medicaid Expansion Act of 2017, which expands the scope of reimbursable telehealth services covered by Medicaid. For a complete listing of health related statutes visit the State Health Practice Database for Research.

The State Database

The Source tracks state activities impacting healthcare price and competition in both legislation and litigation in a searchable database to help stakeholders at the state level understand their legal and regulatory environment as they make efforts to improve access, quality, and efficiency, and reduce costs in healthcare. We currently cover bills from the 2017-2018 legislative term and key statutes from each state. Search the database for specific bills, statutes or cases by using keyword, key issue category, and/or jurisdiction.

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Additional Resources


The District of Columbia’s current regular legislative session runs from 1/2/2018 – 12/31/2018. Bills from 2017 were carried over to 2018 for the 2017-2018 legislative term.