Quality-Enhancing Merger Efficiencies

Author:Roger D. Blair & D. Daniel Sokol
Position:Department of Economics, University of Florida and Department of Public Policy/Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law; Senior Research Fellow, George Washington University Law School Competition Law Center
Pages:1969-1996
SUMMARY

The appropriate role of merger efficiencies remains unresolved in United States antitrust law and policy. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) has led to a significant shift in health care delivery. The ACA promises that increased integration and a shift from quantity of performance to increased competition will create a system in which quality of health care will go up and prices will go down. Increasingly, due to the... (see full summary)


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