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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 137–169.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Gloria J. Bazzoli; David Marx, Jr.; Richard J. Arnould; Larry M. Manheim We examine the implications of the 1992 Horizontal Merger Guidelines for the hospital industry and subsequent policy statements that were developed for health care providers. Application of antitrust policy to hospitals has...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 383–403.
Published: 01 April 1989
...Erwin A. Blackstone; Joseph P. Fuhr, Jr. The hospital industry has recently experienced substantial merger activity. This paper examines several actual and proposed hospital mergers to determine the extent of competition in the affected markets and the effect these mergers may have on competition...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 949–973.
Published: 01 December 1998
...Erwin A. Blackstone; Joseph P. Fuhr, Jr. This article examines the antitrust issues in rural hospital mergers by focusing on an important antitrust case involving the merger of two small hospitals in Ukiah, California. A key issue in this matter was whether the geographic market served by the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 635–662.
Published: 01 August 1988
...William G. Kopit; Robert W. McCann Despite decades of federal and state regulatory efforts to encourage more efficient utilization of hospital resources, recent federal antitrust enforcement actions assert that nonprofit hospital mergers are detrimental to consumers. This policy, however, is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 175–190.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Gregory Vistnes Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 References Bazzoli , G. , D. Marx, R. Arnould, and L. Manheim. 1995 . Federal Antitrust Merger Enforcement Standards: A Good Fit for the Hospital Industry? Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 20 : 000 -000...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 511–529.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Thomas L. Greaney Following a string of government losses in cases challenging hospital mergers in federal court, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice issued their report on competition in health care seeking to set the record straight on a number of issues that underlie the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 April 1997
... health care delivery system and raise several important policy issues. Market-based contracting places a premium on the ability of health plans to control the growth in prices and use of services, resulting in continued merger and consolidation among health plans. At the same time, providers have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 153–165.
Published: 01 February 1988
...James M. Klingensmith In considering the possible antitrust implications of a merger of two or more competing hospitals, the courts have generally found that hospitals provide a cluster of services which have significant peculiar characteristics that allow them to be considered a single product...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1051–1081.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Gary J. Young; Kamal R. Desai; Fred J. Hellinger Traditional control of nonprofit hospitals by the communities they serve has been offered as justification for restraining antitrust enforcement of mergers that involve nonprofit hospitals. The community is arguably a constraint on a nonprofit's...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 497–510.
Published: 01 June 2006
... agencies in hospital merger cases and an antitrust exemption for physicians to bargain collectively with health insurers. One of the more salient facts about health care antitrust enforcement is the notable recent lack of success of the enforcement agencies in hospital merger cases. This may be due to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2001) 26 (3): 617–634.
Published: 01 June 2001
... recommendations for shaping public health nursing by enrolling midcareer nurses in a program that taught the principles and practice of community-oriented primary care. Such principles represent a merger of clinical care with population health sciences; its more recent expressions teach clinicians to work as...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2008) 33 (4): 707–724.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Michael A. Morrisey; John Cawley This article reports the views of a national survey of U.S. health economists on a series of questions ranging from mergers among health care providers to the profits of pharmaceutical manufacturers to fundamental health care reform. We find a high degree of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 587–607.
Published: 01 June 2006
... antitrust agencies, this article reviews the doctrine and discusses its application in the health care sector, focusing on the ability of states to immunize anticompetitive actions by state licensing and regulatory boards, hospital medical staffs, and public hospitals, as well as anticompetitive mergers and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2009) 34 (5): 777–827.
Published: 01 October 2009
... few restrictions on hospital mergers and ownership changes. These policies may be in tension, and this analysis examines whether there have been changes over time in patient responses to information about the value of high-volume hospitals and the degree to which hospital market changes may have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 711–744.
Published: 01 August 2015
... what antitrust's role in addressing pricing power should be, especially because in the wake of two periods of merger “manias” and “frenzies” many markets already lack effective competition. It is particularly challenging for antitrust to address extant monopolies lawfully attained. New payment and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 847–874.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Robert F. Leibenluft Abstract Antitrust enforcement has a crucial role to play in consolidated health care markets as providers undertake mergers, acquisitions, and other types of collaborations to integrate care and achieve greater size and scale. But antitrust enforcers and policy makers need to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 February 1995
... University of Rochester Bazzoli, Marx, Arnould, and Manheim perform a valuable service in their article in this issue: They show clearly the dilemmas involved in trying to enforce antitrust policy for hospital mergers. They found that the spe- cific thresholds contained in the 1992 Merger...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 897–903.
Published: 01 August 2015
... going forward: for example, the need to take on both hard cases, including hospital-physician consolidations that foreclose competition or raise rivals' costs, and innovative challenges reflective of rapidly changing industry dynamics, such as cross-market mergers. He also points to important...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 875–886.
Published: 01 August 2015
... ), the Horizontal Merger Guidelines (DOJ and FTC 2010 ), reports on health care hearings (DOJ and FTC 2004 ), and numerous advisory opinions and business review letters covering a wide variety of health care issues (FTC 2013 ). The FTC's advisory opinions, in particular, discuss when arrangements to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1977) 2 (2): 257–265.
Published: 01 April 1977
... new facility would replace both the other buildings. Opposition to the merger was led by Doctors’, which had cultivated an intensely loyal following and had developed several resources for resist- ance. During the post-war period Doctors’ had considerably improved the quality of its...