Healthy Competition? An Examination of the Proposed Health Insurance Mergers and the Consequent Impact on Competition

Testimony of Jaime S. King before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law of the Committee on the Judiciary of the U.S. House of Representatives, “Healthy Competition? An Examination of the Proposed Health Insurance Mergers and the Consequent Impact on Competition,” Septe

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Jaime S. King

Faculty of Law, The University of Auckland

Date Written: September 29, 2015

Abstract

The hearing on September 29, 2015 before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law of the Committee on the Judiciary of the U.S. House of Representatives served as a public and transparent platform for those who believed the deal between health insurance companies Aetna and Humana, and Anthem and Cigna would benefit consumers and those who believed the merger would negatively impact competition within the health insurance marketplace.

Keywords: anti trust, insurance mergers, healthcare competition, healthcare markets

JEL Classification: I:00, I:1, I: 10, I:11, I:13, I:18, I:19, K:21, K:32, P:36, P:46

Suggested Citation

King, Jaime S., Healthy Competition? An Examination of the Proposed Health Insurance Mergers and the Consequent Impact on Competition (September 29, 2015). Testimony of Jaime S. King before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law of the Committee on the Judiciary of the U.S. House of Representatives, “Healthy Competition? An Examination of the Proposed Health Insurance Mergers and the Consequent Impact on Competition,” Septe, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3474652

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