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The Source on Healthcare Price & Competition is an independent, nonprofit initiative of the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy that serves as a multi-disciplinary resource for information and analysis about healthcare cost and competition.

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Association of Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations vs Traditional Medicare Fee for Service With Spending, Utilization, and Patient Experience

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Medical Balance Billing: Inadequate Regulations, Increasing Consumer Outrage, and Competing Economic Interests - How do We Fix It?

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The Demise of Vermont's Single-Payer Plan

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Reference Pricing with Endogenous or Exogenous Payment Limits: Impacts on Insurer and Consumer Spending

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Did Massachusetts Health-Care Reform Affect Prices?

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Annual Highlights 2014: Enforcement

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Large Performance Incentives Had The Greatest Impact On Providers Whose Quality Metrics Were Lowest At Baseline

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ACO Update: A Slower Pace of Growth

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Provider accountability as a driving force towards physician – hospital integration: a systematic review

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The Role of States in Improving Price Transparency in Health Care

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June 4, 2015

Innovation in Health Care Leadership

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June 04 - 06, 2015

38th ASLME Annual Health Law Professors Conference

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June 11-14, 2015

2015 CAPG HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE

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October 16,2015

2015 Southern California
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NBCH's 20th Annual Conference

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  • Federal Enforcement

    For more on federal enforcement, see our Federal Enforcement Merger Timeline overview in the Source Blog.

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  • 1Q2015 Provider M&A Deals by Region

    Although the Southeast leads acquisitions again, this quarter saw a surge in the Midwest and less activity in the West (map based on data from Modern Healthcare)

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    • 26 - 30 Deals
    • 21 - 25 Deals
    • 16 - 20 Deals
    • 11 - 15 Deals
    • 6 - 10 Deals
    • 0 - 5 Deals
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The average family of four with health insurance through an employer spends $25K per year on medical care.

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