Health Care Industry Consolidation Raises Costs

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Market consolidation raises health care costs.


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Tweet: Hospital acquisitions and mergers aren’t producing better outcomes or healthier people – only higher costs. Here’s how we can lower costs for businesses and patients: #FairHealthCosts

LinkedIn or Facebook: There is no evidence hospital acquisitions and mergers lead to better-quality care for patients. Health care industry consolidation increases the market power of dominant hospitals, health systems, physician groups and drug companies, and this enables them to raise prices beyond what is reasonable or necessary in the commercial market: