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A State-Sanctioned Hospital Monopoly Raises Concerns

1 month 4 weeks ago
The Federal Trade Commission has long argued that competition makes the economy better. But some states have stopped the agency from blocking hospital mergers that create local or regional monopolies, and the results have been messy. Two dozen states have at some point passed controversial legislation waiving anti-monopoly laws, allowing rival hospitals to merge and replacing competition […]
Brett Kelman and Samantha Liss
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