It’s unusual for a year to go by without the FTC challenging at least one contemplated or consummated hospital merger. What makes this area so ripe for antitrust scrutiny? Monica Noether, an economic expert in this area, joins Christina Ma and Elyse Dorsey to discuss this critical area of agency enforcement. Listen to this episode to hear more about how the agencies consider the costs—and potential benefits—of hospital mergers, and how changes driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, technological developments, and more are impacting this analysis.
Monica Noether, Vice President, Charles River Associates
Hospital Merger Benefits: Views from Hospital Leaders and Econometric Analysis by Monica Noether, Ph.D. and Sean May, Ph.D.
Hospital Merger Benefits: Views from Hospital Leaders and Econometric Analysis – American Hospital Association
Elyse Dorsey and Christina Ma