Consolidation in California’s Health Care Market 2010-2016:
Impact on Prices and ACA Premiums,” a paper published by the Petris Center in 2018 was featured in a CHCF Blog Post on March 1, 2019. The post, titled “The Price Isn’t Right,” included this report as evidence supporting consolidation leading to higher prices. The report found that 44 of California’s 58 counties have highly concentrated hospital markets and six others have moderately concentrated hospital markets. The Petris Center has continued to study consolidation and its impact on prices.
Read the full blog post here.
Read the report here.