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
19 Pages Posted: 16 Aug 2021
Date Written: April 1, 2020
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
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