Examining the Authority of California's Attorney General in Health Care Mergers

Samuel Chang, Thomas L. Greaney, Katherine Gudiksen, and Jaime S. King (2020) Examining the Authority of California's Attorney General in Health Care Mergers, California Healthcare Foundation. Available at: https://www.chcf.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ExaminingAuthorityCAAttorneyGeneralHealthCare

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Samuel Chang

Independent

Katherine Gudiksen

UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy

Thomas L. Greaney

UC Hastings Law

Jaime S. King

Faculty of Law, The University of Auckland

Date Written: April 1, 2020

Abstract

This report examines the California AG’s existing merger oversight authority, compares that to the
authority held by other state AGs, and then offers a series of considerations for policymakers interested in ensuring that California’s health care markets operate in a more consumer-friendly manner.

Note: Funding: This study was funded by the California Healthcare Foundation .

Declaration of Interests: None to declare.

Keywords: healthcare markets, healthcare mergers, market consolidation, merger oversight, healthcare prices, competition. anti-trust

JEL Classification: I:00, I:1, I:10, I:11, I:15, I:18, K:32, K:2, K:23, H:75, P:46

Suggested Citation

Chang, Samuel and Gudiksen, Katherine and Greaney, Thomas L. and King, Jaime S., Examining the Authority of California's Attorney General in Health Care Mergers (April 1, 2020). Samuel Chang, Thomas L. Greaney, Katherine Gudiksen, and Jaime S. King (2020) Examining the Authority of California's Attorney General in Health Care Mergers, California Healthcare Foundation. Available at: https://www.chcf.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ExaminingAuthorityCAAttorneyGeneralHealthCare, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3625890

Samuel Chang

Independent ( email )

Katherine Gudiksen

UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy ( email )

CA
United States

Thomas L. Greaney

UC Hastings Law ( email )

200 McAllister Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
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314-496-2665 (Phone)

Jaime S. King (Contact Author)

Faculty of Law, The University of Auckland ( email )

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Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland, 1142
New Zealand

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