Tacit collusion among hospitals in price competitive markets.

@article{Mobley1996TacitCA,
  title={Tacit collusion among hospitals in price competitive markets.},
  author={Lee Rivers Mobley},
  journal={Health economics},
  year={1996},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={183-93}
}
Horizontal and vertical mergers, and coalition and network building activity have recently escalated in the US hospital industry in response to actual and threatened increases in competition. Parties to this industry's consolidation state that increased efficiency is the primary motive. However, increased consolidation may lead to increased awareness of… CONTINUE READING