ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION IN HEALTH CARE MARKETS * Chapter prepared for the Handbook of Health Economics


In this chapter we review issues relating to antitrust and competition in health care markets. The chapter begins with a brief review of antitrust legislation. We then discuss whether and how health care is different from other industries in ways that might affect the optimality of competition. The chapter then focuses on the main areas in which antitrust… (More)

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