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Hospital systems and bargaining power: evidence from out-of-market acquisitions


  • Matthew S. Lewis
  • Kevin E. Pflum


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  • Matthew S. Lewis & Kevin E. Pflum, 2017. "Hospital systems and bargaining power: evidence from out-of-market acquisitions," RAND Journal of Economics, RAND Corporation, vol. 48(3), pages 579-610, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:randje:v:48:y:2017:i:3:p:579-610

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    3. Martin Gaynor & Kate Ho & Robert J. Town, 2015. "The Industrial Organization of Health-Care Markets," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 53(2), pages 235-284, June.
    4. Michael Vita & Keith Brand & Miriam Larson-Koester & Nathan Petek & Charles Taragin & William Violette & Daniel H. Wood, 2022. "Economics at the FTC: Estimating Harm from Deception and Analyzing Mergers," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 61(4), pages 405-438, December.
    5. Javier Cerezo-Espinosa de los Monteros & Antonio Castro-Torres & Juan Gómez-Salgado & Javier Fagundo-Rivera & Carlos Gómez-Salgado & Valle Coronado-Vázquez, 2021. "Administration of Strategic Agreements in Public Hospitals: Considerations to Enhance the Quality and Sustainability of Mergers and Acquisitions," IJERPH, MDPI, vol. 18(8), pages 1-18, April.
    6. Nathan E. Wilson, 2021. "The Impact of Competition on Investment: Evidence From California Hospitals," Journal of Industrial Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 69(1), pages 1-32, March.
    7. Naomi Hausman & Kurt Lavetti, 2021. "Physician Practice Organization and Negotiated Prices: Evidence from State Law Changes," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 13(2), pages 258-296, April.
    8. Stiebale, Joel & Szücs, Florian, 2019. "Mergers and market power: Evidence from rivals' responses in European markets," DICE Discussion Papers 323, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE).
    9. Chiara Brouns & Rudy Douven & Ron Kemp, 2021. "Prices and market power in mental health care: Evidence from a major policy change in the Netherlands," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 30(4), pages 803-819, April.
    10. Haizhen Lin & Ian M. McCarthy, 2018. "Multimarket Contact in Health Insurance: Evidence from Medicare Advantage," NBER Working Papers 24486, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    11. Saxell, Tanja & Nurminen, Mikko, 2020. "Physician Prices and Competition: Evidence from Acquisitions in the Private Health Care Sector," Working Papers 130, VATT Institute for Economic Research.
    12. Chorniy, Anna & Miller, Daniel & Tang, Tilan, 2020. "Mergers in Medicare Part D: Assessing market power, cost efficiencies, and bargaining power," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 68(C).
    13. Mitch Towner, 2020. "Debt and Bargaining Outcomes: Evidence from U.S. Hospitals," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 66(5), pages 2083-2098, May.
    14. Lingling Zhang & Doug J. Chung, 2020. "Price Bargaining and Competition in Online Platforms: An Empirical Analysis of the Daily Deal Market," Marketing Science, INFORMS, vol. 39(4), pages 687-706, July.
    15. Hill, Nicholas & Wagner, Mathis, 2021. "Heterogeneous effects of consolidation on premiums in Medicare Part D," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 80(C).

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