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Competition in the health care sector

past, present, and future : proceedings of a conference sponsored by the Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission, March 1978

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Published by Beard Books in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Medical economics -- United States -- Congresses,
    • Competition -- United States -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Warren Greenberg.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsGreenberg, Warren, 1943-, United States. Federal Trade Commission. Bureau of Economics.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA410.53 .C652 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3570159M
      ISBN 101587981300
      LC Control Number2002073316
      OCLC/WorldCa49942101

      Few insurance options: Consumer choice for insurance providers is often constrained by employer choice and state law, which again provides a geographic constraint to limited number of insurers, often with near identical plans and pricing, are constrained themselves when, on behalf of their clients, they vie for geographically constrained healthcare resources. The model of monopolistic competition is appropriate for describing the behavior of the health care sector in the United States. Uncertainty about quality of medical and related services promotes.

      laws, regulations, guidance, and polices on choice and competition in health care markets and identifies actions that states or the Federal Government could take to develop a better functioning health care market. As health care spending continues to rise, Americans are not receiving the commensurate benefit of living longer, healthier Size: 2MB.   The Health and Social Care Bill currently being voted on in the House of Lords has placed considerable weight on the encouragement of choice and competition. Critics of the Bill are vociferous in arguing that a focus on choice and competition is, at best, misguided and, at worst, will lead to the whole-scale privatisation of the NHS.

        Commissioning is the process by which health and care services are planned, purchased and monitored. Here we look at the commissioning process in more detail, the organisations involved and how it is changing. Competition in Health Care Markets Martin Gaynor, Robert J. Town. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in July NBER Program(s):Health Care. This paper reviews the literature devoted to studying markets for health care services and health insurance. There .


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HSAs have already begun to change private-sector health care from within, and will enable a reexamination of the role of government in health care." The last citation in "Healthy Competition" comes from a June 1, Harvard Business Review article by Michael Porter and Elizabeth Teisberg/5(9).

In the health care sector, “many of the necessary conditions of healthy competition have been disabled. On the consumer side, government promotes excessive levels of health coverage. On the producer side, it imposes excessive regulation, which dampens competition.”Cited by:   Leigh Hancher and Wolf Sauter, EU Competition and Internal Market Law in the Health Care Sector, Oxford University Press,hardback, pp., £ Competition in the health care sector book L.

Greer Search for other works by this author on:Author: Scott L. Greer. It is noticeable that the majority of the discussion and evidence about supply-side healthcare competition revolves around the hospital sector.

13 Whilst such care is obviously a major element of healthcare provision, it may well be the case that the conditions most amenable to competitive markets exist more often in other sectors such as Cited by: Kurunmaki L, Miller P () Counting the costs: the risks of regulating and accounting for health care provision.

Health, Risk and Society, 10(1): 9– Maniadakis N, Hollingsworth B, Thanassoulis E () The impact of the internal market on hospital efficiency, productivity and service quality.

Health Care Manag Sci, 2(2): 75– Measurement of health care competition. Baker () discusses five important conceptual issues in measuring competition in health care markets including the identification of products offered, market areas, selecting a basic measure, considering forces that modify competitive dynamics, and accounting for managed care.

There is a concomitant increase in competition as the number of firms Cited by: This chapter will present specific cases where competition laws have been applied to the health sector, providing a basis for analysis of the current state of EU law and the indications for the road ahead.

The most important Treaty provisions governing competition law are Artic 82 and 86 EC, found in Section 1 of Title by: 9. Total health care expenditures were projected to have been nearly $ trillion inand over 80% of adults reported that they had contact with a health care professional in the past year Author: Capital Flows.

In “Making health care markets work: Competition policy for health care,” Martin Gaynor, Farzad Mostashari, and Paul B. Ginsburg propose a new “competition policy” for health care that. Middle class families’ spending on health care has increased 25% sincecrowding out spending on clothes, food and housing.

We are paying Author: Capital Flows. The FTC’s Health Care Work. When health care markets are competitive, consumers benefit from lower costs, better care and more innovation. The Federal Trade Commission enforces the antitrust laws in health care markets to prevent anticompetitive conduct that would deprive consumers of.

The Dutch government reformed the health care system in introducing managed competition in a context where income and risk solidarity are guaranteed. With this system, the government aims to reduce costs and increase quality of care.

Health insurers compete for policy holders and healthcare providers compete for contracts with health by: 4. The model of monopolistic competition is appropriate for describing the behavior of the health care sector in the United States. Uncertainty about quality of medical and related services promotes product differentiation especially when consumers do not bear the full costs of : Peter E.

Hilsenrath. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Originally published, in slightly different form and without the present index, as a 'Special section' within vol number 2 of the Journal of health politics, policy, and law"--Title page verso. The explorative case study ‘Competition in the healthcare sector in Singapore’ aims to make a first step in filling this gap in the research by exploring the healthcare sector in Singapore from a competition law perspective.

It will leave to one side questions on medical research, pharma firms’ interaction with the market and primary : Andrea K. Gideon. Competition and regulation --ǂt Role of competition in cost containment / ǂr Clark C. Havighurst --ǂt Regulation as a second best / ǂr Stuart H. Altman and Sanford L.

Weiner --ǂt Guilds and the form of competition in the health care sector / ǂr Lee Benham. Responsibility: edited by Warren Greenberg. Letter Behavioral Health, Provider Payment & More Health Affairs Vol No Competition In Health CareAuthor: Sheldon Whitehouse.

In this new book, Cannon and Tanner argue that removing restrictions can do the same for health care. Crisis of Abundance: Rethinking How We Pay for Health Care by Arnold Kling (Cato Institute, ). Warren Greenberg, a Professor of Health Economics and Health Care Sciences at George Washington University, provides an economist's view of the health care sector.

He uses industrial techniques to analyze regulation versus competition, antitrust elements, technology, and rationing. Given the increasing significance of the healthcare sector, it is not surprising to find a large number of empirical studies analysing the determinants of market structure (i.e., the location and the number of suppliers in a specific market) as well as the effects of market structure on competition and economic : Martin Lábaj, Peter Silanič, Christoph Weiss, Biliana Yontcheva.

The most important driver of revolutions in price and quality comes from new companies entering a market. But numerous rules and regulations have made health care into a uniquely uncompetitive market.This work gives an overview of the impact of EU competition rules and internal market law on healthcare systems in Europe.

Alongside a thorough discussion of healthcare provision and the medical professions, the book covers health insurance, pharmaceuticals, and medical is an examination of the impact of the four freedoms, the cartel and abuse of dominance prohibitions and merger.

Competition for the market can also exist; for example different providers working together to deliver longer-term integrated care contracts for systems, as implemented in musculoskeletal care in.