States taking action to curb provider consolidation and price increases
What are states doing to curb the increases in health care prices that result from provider consolidation?
By Scott Wooldridge|March 06, 2020 at 10:05 AM
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A new study looks at efforts by state governments to curb health care cost increases linked to provider consolidation. “State Policies on Provider Market Power” is a report by Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) and The Source on Healthcare Price and Competition at UC Hastings College of the Law. CPR, a nonprofit advocate for payer reforms, and UC Hastings reviewed how state legislatures have addressed the issues surrounding increased provider consolidation.
The study said the rise in health costs since the 1990s have mirrored an ongoing trend of mergers and acquisitions among provider and hospital groups.
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