Healthy competition

Pallavi Guniganti

29 October 2015

Healthy competition

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The US health-care industry is undergoing major consolidation, including scores of deals between hospitals and physician groups, and two industry-defining mergers pending among the nation’s five largest insurance companies. Pallavi Guniganti explores the rationales behind the deals and the antitrust concerns they raise.