Biden to Beef up Healthcare Antitrust Enforcement

The Biden administration is ramping up efforts to stop what it calls anticompetitive practices by healthcare entities. In a series of policies announced Dec. 7, the administration moved to take action against high prescription drug costs, along with implementing stricter reviews of healthcare mergers and acquisitions. “Consolidation in healthcare markets has accelerated in recent decades, too often leading to higher costs, worse quality and less access to care — particularly in rural areas,” the administration wrote in a news release.

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Source: https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-management-administration/biden-beefs-up-healthcare-antitrust-enforcement.html

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