Anti-competitive Business Practices Fact Sheet
Provider consolidation leads to higher health care prices for private insurance, with no evidence of improved quality. Anti-competitive practices stifle employers’ ability to negotiate for the best health care value for their workers because large health care systems use their size to leverage higher payments in contract negotiations with insurers.
Where markets have failed entirely or where there is no market, federal policymakers have a responsibility to directly manage prices with an emphasis on strengthening competition.
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