Washington Takes Long, Angry Look at Healthcare Consolidation

Washington turned its attention to ever-increasing consolidation in the U.S. healthcare system this week as a broad bipartisan consensus seems to be emerging that it should be curtailed. Exactly how was a lot less clear, but some general notions emerged both in hearings on Capitol Hill and in think tank policy sessions off it. Those included reining in large health insurance companies, big health systems and private equity investors, overhauling Medicare reimbursement, and supporting physician practices.

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Source: https://www.modernhealthcare.com/politics-policy/congress-ftc-healthcare-consolidation

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