Medical Monopoly Not a Game: Court Shoots Down Hospital-Medical Group Merger – Podcast

April 9, 2015

If the hospital can, both through practice acquisition and the expansion of its system, acquire sufficient market power, it can also pressure insurers, individual consumers, and others paying for healthcare to pay more for the same services.

It was just such a possibility of higher prices that led the federal courts to order the dismantling of a major medical group acquisition.


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