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The Source for Competitive Healthcare is an independent, nonprofit initiative of the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy that serves as a multi-disciplinary resource for information and analysis about healthcare cost and competition.

Featured Articles & Reports

If More Competition Is the Answer, Why Hasn’t It Worked?

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The Relationship Between Competition and Quality in Procedural Cardiac Care

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California’s Hospital Fair Pricing Act Reduced The Prices Actually Paid By Uninsured Patients

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Antitrust Enforcement in Health Care — Controlling Costs, Improving Quality

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National Trends in the Cost of Employer Health Insurance Coverage, 2003–2013

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Assessment of the Feasibility and Cost of Replacing In-Person Care with Acute Care Telehealth Services

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Leadership in healthcare sector. The Case of Branding High-End Private Healthcare Services & Economic, Legal, Marketing and Policy Concerns of Concierge Services in Hospitals

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February 9-10, 2015

National Health Policy Conference

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February 24-25, 2015

Examining Health Care Competition, an FTC-DOJ Workshop

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March 16-18, 2015

Second National Summit on Health Care Price, Cost and Quality Transparency

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March 22-25, 2015

12th Annual World Health Care Congress & Exhibition

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3Q14 Provider M&A Deals by Region

Once again, the Southeast and Midwest led the nation in acquisitions


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Medical debts account for a majority (52%) of debt collections actions that appear on consumer credit reports.

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