Thursday, May 21, 2015

High U.S. Health Prices from Market Power?

The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) recently published a consensus report on provider consolidation. Basically, we have a growing problem in that hospitals are buying each other up and also physician practices, which leads to reduced competition and higher prices.

These are remarkable statements; and difficult to accept uncritically.

Read the entire entry at NCPA's Health Policy Blog.

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