Katherine L. Gudiksen and Erin Fuse Brown
November 12, 2021
Evidence shows that health care consolidation leads to higher health care costs with little to no increase in quality — and the pandemic may be driving more consolidation. In the NASHP report, A Tool for States to Address Health Care Consolidation: Improved Oversight of Health Care Provider Mergers, The Source Senior Health Policy Researcher Katie Gudiksen and Erin Fuse Brown detail key considerations for provider merger oversight laws and co-authored a model legislation that can give states additional tools to oversee transactions that may harm competition.
For more information and details on provider consolidation and merger review authority, visit the Source Market Consolidation interactive key issue page.