The FTC versus Hospitals

Oct 08, 2013, 11:13 ET from Center for Regulatory Effectiveness

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It appears that the FTC is going to increase its scrutiny of hospital mergers. In doing so the FTC should consider the following concerns as expressed by a Washington, DC regulatory watchdog, the Center For Regulatory Effectiveness

A Signature Study Which Ties Hospital Mergers To Price Increases Is Inaccurate

Hospital Mergers Are An Economic Boom To Local Communities

Slashing Medicaid Is Going To Result In An Upwards Spiral of Hospital Costs

Mergers Are A Plus for Nurses

The Affordable Care Act Encourages Hospital Consolidation

SOURCE Center for Regulatory Effectiveness