Evaluating The Role Of Payment Policy In Driving Vertical Integration In The Oncology Market.

@article{Alpert2017EvaluatingTR,
  title={Evaluating The Role Of Payment Policy In Driving Vertical Integration In The Oncology Market.},
  author={Abby Alpert and Helen Hsi and Mireille G Jacobson},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2017},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={
          680-688
        }
}
The health care industry has experienced massive consolidation over the past decade. Much of the consolidation has been vertical (with hospitals acquiring physician practices) instead of horizontal (with physician practices or hospitals merging with similar entities). We documented the increase in vertical integration in the market for cancer care in the… CONTINUE READING