Still (At Least) One Decade Behind: US Competition Policy in the Healthcare Industry

9 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2023

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Barak D. Richman

Duke University School of Law; CERC, Stanford Univ. School of Medicine; George Washington University - Law School

Date Written: June 1, 2023

Abstract

In a review of recent antitrust measures undertaken by the Biden Administration, this paper observes that antitrust theory and policy remains one decade behind in preempting and preventing the many harms from consolidation in healthcare markets.

A version of of this article was delivered in testimony before the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on May 17, 2023.

Keywords: Competition policy, Healthcare markets, Hospital monopolies, Provider consolidation

JEL Classification: D42, I13, K21, L4

Suggested Citation

Richman, Barak D., Still (At Least) One Decade Behind: US Competition Policy in the Healthcare Industry (June 1, 2023). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4488563 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4488563

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