Addressing Pricing Power in Health Care Markets: Principles and Policy Options to Strengthen and Shape Markets

Research Report

Addressing Pricing Power in Health Care Markets: Principles and Policy Options to Strengthen and Shape Markets

The Final Report of the Academy’s Panel on Pricing Power in Health Care Markets

Abstract

Robert A Berenson, MD, Institute Fellow, led and co-chaired, along with G. William Hoagland, a panel of national experts—including hospital leaders, insurance and antitrust experts, economists and others—who developed an agreed-upon set of principles to address the negative impact of increased market power in local health care markets, as well as a continuum of policies that government could take to remedy the issue of limited competition. You can download the full report above.

Additional Documents (leaving the UI web site):

Read more from NASI here


You can read Dr. Berenson’s blog about the issue on Urban Wire here (leaving the UI web site)


Policy Principles


Policy Options


Press Release (leaving the UI web site)

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